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N8100-1592F/1593F/1594F
NEC Express5800/GT110b
EXP260A
User's Guide
1st Edition
4-2010
ONL-510_015_01-GT110b-100-99-1003

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  • Page 1

    N8100-1592F/1593F/1594F NEC Express5800/GT110b EXP260A User's Guide 1st Edition 4-2010 ONL-510_015_01-GT110b-100-99-1003...

  • Page 2

    The NEC product(s) discussed in this document are warranted in accordance with the terms of the Warranty Statement accompanying each product. However, actual performance of each such product is dependent upon factors such as system configuration, customer data, and operator control.

  • Page 3

    Keep this manual at hand for quick reference at anytime necessary. SAFETY INDICATIONS Follow the instructions in this manual for your safety to use the NEC Express server. Your server contains components with possible danger, hazards that may cause by ignoring warnings, and preventive actions against such hazards.

  • Page 4

    SYMBOLS USED IN THIS MANUAL AND WARNING LABELS Attentions Indicates that improper use may cause an electric shock. Indicates that improper use may cause fingers to be caught. Indicates that improper use may cause personal injury. Indicates that improper use may cause personal injury. Indicates that improper use may cause fumes or fire.

  • Page 5

    NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment.

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    AC uninterruptible power supply (UPS) unit should be used. Notes: No part of this manual may be reproduced in any form without the prior written permission of NEC Corporation. The contents of this manual may be revised without prior notice.

  • Page 7

    Purchase of this server is your assurance of receiving state-of-the-art, high quality hardware to meet your needs, both now and in the future. Read this User's Guide thoroughly to fully understand handling of the NEC Express server and appreciate its functions to the maximum extent.

  • Page 8: How To Use This Manual

    Chapter 6 Installing and Using Utilities describes how to install the utilities for the server. It also includes a description on using the attached "NEC EXPRESSBUILDER" DVD. Chapter 7 Maintenance provides you with all the information necessary to maintain successful operation of the server.

  • Page 9: Text Conventions, In The Package

    Appendix D Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 describes how to install Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 without using Express Setup. Using the Express Setup tool is recommended for installing Windows Server 2008 R2. See Chapter 5 for details. Appendix E Installing Windows Server 2008 describes how to install Microsoft Windows Server 2008 without using Express Setup.

  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    Standard Features........................2-11 Remote Power-On Feature (Wake On LAN)................2-12 AC LINK Feature........................2-12 Security ..........................2-12 Running the Server with the Fan Set to Low-speed Mode (Silent Mode)......2-13 NEC EXPRESSBUILDER.....................2-13 NEC ESMPRO........................2-14 Maintenance Tools .........................2-14 System Diagnostic Utility ......................2-14 Using Your Server........................2-15 POWER/SLEEP Switch ......................2-15 Power Off ..........................2-19...

  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    Selecting Server Site........................3-4 Connecting Peripheral Devices.....................3-6 Connecting Power Cord........................3-8 Turning On the Server ........................3-10 Installing Operating System .......................3-12 Installing Utilities ........................3-12 Making Backup Copies of System Information................3-12 Chapter 4 Configuring Your Server................4-1 System BIOS (BIOS Setup Utility) ....................4-2 Starting SETUP Utility......................4-3 Description on On-Screen Items and Key Usage ..............4-4 Configuration Examples......................4-5 Menu and Parameter Descriptions ...................4-9...

  • Page 12: Table Of Contents

    Functions and Features......................6-21 NEC ExpressUpdate Agent......................6-22 Universal RAID Utility.......................6-23 Setup with Express Setup .......................6-23 Manual Setup .........................6-23 Management of RAID System using NEC ESMPRO Manager..........6-24 Easy Configuration.........................6-24 Creating Logical Drive of RAID 6..................6-24 NEC Product Info Collection Utility ..................6-25 Installation..........................6-25 Using Utility...........................6-26...

  • Page 13: Table Of Contents

    POST Error Messages ......................8-6 Beep Codes..........................8-8 DMI Event Log ........................8-9 Solving Problems........................8-11 Problems with NEC Express Server..................8-11 Problems with Windows......................8-17 Problems with NEC EXPRESSBUILDER ................8-27 Problems with Express Setup ....................8-28 Problems with Parameter File Creator ...................8-29 Problems with RAID System Configuration ................8-30 Problems with Windows Autorun Menu ................8-32...

  • Page 14: Table Of Contents

    About Windows Activation ....................D-28 Setting for Solving Problems.....................D-32 Appendix E Installing Windows Server 2008 .............. E-1 Notice ............................E-1 Optional Board Supported by NEC EXPRESSBUILDER............E-1 Service Pack Which EXPRESSBUILDER Supports .............. E-2 Installing Service Pack ......................E-2 Updating System ........................E-2 Installing on the Mirrored Volume ..................

  • Page 15: Table Of Contents

    Setting for Solving Problems..................... E-34 Appendix F Installing Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions ........F-1 Notice ............................F-1 Optional Board Supported by NEC EXPRESSBUILDER............F-1 Service Pack Which EXPRESSBUILDER Supports .............. F-2 Installing Service Pack ......................F-2 Updating System ........................F-2 Re-installing to the Hard Disk Drive which has been upgraded to Dynamic Disk ....

  • Page 16: Table Of Contents

    Appendix G Installing Windows Server 2003..............G-1 BEFORE INSTALLING WINDOWS SERVER 2003 ..............G-1 Optional Board Supported by NEC EXPRESSBUILDER............G-1 Service Pack Which EXPRESSBUILDER Supports ..............G-2 Application of Service Pack ....................G-2 Updating System ........................G-2 Re-installing to the Hard Disk which has been upgraded to Dynamic Disk ......G-2 Mounting MO Device ......................G-2...

  • Page 17: Chapter 1 Notes On Using Your Server

    Chapter 1 Notes on Using Your Server This chapter includes information necessary for proper and safe operation of your server.

  • Page 18: Warning Labels

    1-2 Notes on Using Your Server WARNING LABELS The warning label is attached to components with possible danger or their vicinity in your server to inform the user that a hazardous situation may arise when operating the server. (Do not intentionally remove or damage any of the labels.) If you find any labels totally/partially removed or illegible due to damage, contact your sales representative.

  • Page 19: Safety Notes, General

    NEC assumes no liability for any accident resulting in personal injury, death, or property damage if the server has been used in the above conditions.

  • Page 20: Power Supply And Power Cord Use

    1-4 Notes on Using Your Server Power Supply and Power Cord Use WARNING Do not hold the power plug with a wet hand. Do not disconnect/connect the plug while your hands are wet. Failure to follow this warning may cause an electric shock. Do not connect the ground wire to a gas pipe.

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    Notes on Using Your Server 1-5 CAUTION Use the authorized power cord only. Use only the power cord that comes with your server. Use of an unauthorized power cord may cause a fire when the electric current exceeds the rated flow. Also, observe the following to prevent an electric shock or fire caused by a damaged cord.

  • Page 22: Installation, Relocation, Storage, And Connection

    Do not use any unauthorized interface cable. Use only interface cables provided by NEC and locate a proper device and connector before connecting a cable. Using an authorized cable or connecting a cable to an improper destination may cause a short circuit, resulting in a fire.

  • Page 23: Cleaning And Working With Internal Devices

    Notes on Using Your Server 1-7 Cleaning and Working with Internal Devices WARNING Do not disassemble, repair, or alter the server. Never attempt to disassemble, repair, or alter the server on any occasion other than described in this manual. Failure to follow this instruction may cause an electric shock or fire as well as malfunctions of the server.

  • Page 24: During Operation

    1-8 Notes on Using Your Server During Operation CAUTION Stay away from the fan. Keep your hand or hair away from the cooling fan on the rear of the server. Failure to follow this warning may get your hand or hair caught in the fan, resulting in injury.

  • Page 25: For Proper Operation

    NEC recommends you use NEC's genuine products. Some third-party products claim that they support the server. However, repair of the server due to a failure or damage resulted from use of such third-party products will be charged.

  • Page 26: Transfer To Third Party

    1-10 Notes on Using Your Server TRANSFER TO THIRD PARTY The following must be observed when you transfer (or sell) the server or software provided with the server to a third party: Make sure to provide this manual along with the server to a third party. IMPORTANT: About data on the hard disk drive Be sure to take appropriate measures not to leak important data (e.g.,...

  • Page 27: Disposal And Consumables, Regarding The Transportation Of This System, User Support

    For stable operation of the server, NEC recommends you replace these components on a regular basis. Consult with your service representative for replacement or the product lives.

  • Page 28: Use Of The Term "hard Disk Drive"

    1-12 Notes on Using Your Server Note that the operation is not guaranteed when attempting use a CD playback device to play back a disc that does not comply with the CD standards, such as a copy-protected CD. USE OF THE TERM “HARD DISK DRIVE” Unless otherwise specified, the term hard disk drive (HDD) when used in this document refers to the following: Hard disk drive (HDD)

  • Page 29

    Notes on Using Your Server 1-13 Advice for Health The longer you keep using the computer equipment, the more you become tired, which may cause disorders of your body. When you use a computer, observe the following to keep yourself from getting tired: Good Working Posture You have good posture if the following are satisfied when you use a computer:...

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    1-14 Notes on Using Your Server (This page is intentionally left blank.)

  • Page 31: Chapter 2 General Description

    Chapter 2 General Description This chapter provides information that you should be familiar with before using the server. It includes names and functions of the components and features of the server.

  • Page 32: Overview

    2-2 General Description OVERVIEW Your server is a modular, multiprocessing server based on the Intel microprocessor family. It is a solid performer and offers the latest technology. The combination of compute performance, memory capacity, and integrated I/O provides a high performance environment for many server market applications.

  • Page 33: System Chassis, Front View

    General Description 2-3 SYSTEM CHASSIS Names and functions of the components are shown below. Front View...

  • Page 34: General Description

    2-4 General Description Front bezel Open the door when accessing the file bay. Remove the front bezel when installing/removing the 5.25-inch device, optical disk drive, and hard disk drives. Front USB connector Connect the USB device to this connector. Optical disk drive The optical disk drive reads data from the inserted CD-ROM or DVD-ROM.

  • Page 35: Rear View

    General Description 2-5 Rear View 9 11 10...

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    2-6 General Description AC inlet The AC inlet is connected with the power cord. Fixing screws Secures the side cover. Cover lock plate Installing a theft prevention device protects the internal components of the server from being stolen. Mouse connector The mouse connector is connected with the mouse coming with the server.

  • Page 37: Internal View

    General Description 2-7 Internal View Low-power CPU model (N8100-1592F/1593F) when optional 3.5-inch hard disk drive cage is installed Power supply DIMM slots Optical disk drive 5.25-inch device bay An optical disk drive is factory installed in bottom bay. PCI guide rail Hard disk drive cage Hard disk drive (optional) Mother board...

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    2-8 General Description High-power CPU model (N8100-1594F) when optional 3.5-inch hard disk drive cage is installed Power supply DIMM slots Optical disk drive 5.25-inch device bay An optical disk drive is factory installed in bottom bay. PCI guide rail Hard disk drive cage Hard disk drive (optional) Mother board Processor cooling fan...

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    General Description 2-9 When optional 2.5-inch hard disk drive cage is installed Power supply DIMM slots Optical disk drive 5.25-inch device bay An optical disk drive is factory installed in bottom bay. PCI guide rail Hard disk drive cage Hard disk drive (optional) Mother board Processor cooling fan PCI board retention spring...

  • Page 40: Mother Board

    2-10 General Description Mother Board 20 2 17-1 17-2 17-3 17-4 DIMM sockets USB connector (for flash memory card) (The last digit indicates connector number.) USB connector (for front USB port) Power connector USB connector (for device bay) CPU socket LED/SW connector FAN1 connector (for CPU cooling fan) COM B connector for N8117-01A...

  • Page 41: Standard Features

    (SATA (standard) and SAS (option)) Power On Self-Test (POST) Test and Diagnosis Management Utilities Easy and Fine Setup NEC ESMPRO NEC EXPRESSBUILDER (system setup Off-line Maintenance Utility utility) RAID System Management Utility BIOS SETUP utility ExpressUpdate feature Parameter File Creator New management function Hardware events can be logged.

  • Page 42: Remote Power-on Feature (wake On Lan), Ac Link Feature, Security

    2-12 General Description Remote Power-On Feature (Wake On LAN) The remote power-on function turns on the server through a network. It sends a special packet from the management computer to a remote server to turn it on if the server is off-powered. To enable this feature, you must select "Enabled"...

  • Page 43: Running The Server With The Fan Set To Low-speed Mode (silent Mode), Nec Expressbuilder

    Normal mode when the server starts up. NEC EXPRESSBUILDER The DVD-ROM that comes with the server contains a setup utility called "NEC EXPRESSBUILDER." The major functions of the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER are: To install the Operating System.

  • Page 44: Nec Esmpro, Maintenance Tools, System Diagnostic Utility

    The NEC ESMPRO is server management software that runs on the OS. The NEC ESMPRO Manager is management software that enables you to manage and monitor the servers remotely. To use this software, it is required to install appropriate bundled software on the server.

  • Page 45: Using Your Server, Power/sleep Switch

    General Description 2-15 USING YOUR SERVER This section describes basic operations of your server including how to use devices such as the floppy disk drive and the optical disk drive. See Appendix B for notes on using the floppy disk, CD-ROM, and accessories including the keyboard and the mouse.

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    ECC memory module, CPU module, keyboard, and mouse. POST also displays messages of the BIOS Setup utility, such as the start-up message, while in progress. With the factory setup of the server, the NEC logo appears on the display unit while POST is in progress. (To display the POST check results, press Esc.)

  • Page 47: Post Execution Flow

    SETUP utility stored in the BIOS chip on the motherboard. To launch the SETUP utility, press F2 while the above message is displayed. Message displayed when the NEC logo appears: Press <F2> to enter SETUP or Press <F12> to Network Message displayed when the POST screen appears: Press <F2>...

  • Page 48: Post Error Messages

    2-18 General Description If your server uses Onboard RAID Controller, the following message is displayed to prompt you to run RAID utility. Press <Ctrl><M> to Run LSI SoftwareRAID Configuration Utility Press Ctrl + M to run the utility. For detail explanation, see Chapter 4 for details. IMPORTANT: The LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility is used to manage the data stored in hard disk drive, or for maintenance.

  • Page 49: Power Off, Sleep Switch

    General Description 2-19 Power Off Follow the procedure below to power off the server. If the power cord of the server is connected to a UPS, refer to the manual that comes with the UPS or the manual for the application that controls the UPS.

  • Page 50: Optical Disk Drive

    2-20 General Description Optical Disk Drive The optical disk drive is installed in the front of the server. One of the following optical disk drives can be used. DVD-ROM drive (factory-installed) Reads data from various optical disks. DVD Super MULTI drive (option) Reads or writes data of various optical disks.

  • Page 51

    Clean the disk and drive in regular basis. For the slim type drive, be careful not to touch the lens while cleaning the drive. Make sure that the drive works normally by reading a disk such as NEC EXPRESSBUILDER. About Write Error A write error might occur when writing a data by using the optical disk drive due to the operating environment or characteristics of disk, etc.

  • Page 52

    2-22 General Description Writing/reading Time Fluctuation The optical disk drive has a feature to detect the disk condition and determine the optimum writing or reading speed for the disk. Accordingly, the time required for writing or reading data may not be constant, depending on disk condition.

  • Page 53: Flash Fdd

    Use a Flash FDD only for temporary purposes such as loading the device drivers during OS installation. Do not use it to back up data. Compensation for Saved Data NEC is not liable for data saved in a Flash FDD and will not provide compensation if such data is lost. Handling the Flash FDD Do not turn off the Flash FDD while the access LED of the unit is blinking.

  • Page 54

    2-24 General Description Do not disassemble a Flash FDD. Do not to shake or hit a Flash FDD. Do not leave a Flash FDD in a place exposed to direct sunlight or close to a heater. Do not handle a Flash FDD while eating, drinking, or smoking. Also, be careful not to get thinner or alcohol on a Flash FDD.

  • Page 55: Chapter 3 Setting Up Your Server

    Chapter 3 Setting Up Your Server This chapter describes how to set up your server appropriate for your system, on a step-by-step basis.

  • Page 56: Setup Flow

    Installing the operating system Install an operating system to the server. See Chapter 5. Installing the utilities Install the utilities in the provided NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD. See Chapter 6. Making backup copies of system information After all the system setup procedures are completed, make backup copies of system information.

  • Page 57: Unpacking The System, Installing Optional Devices

    IMPORTANT: There are third-party products (memory modules, hard disk drives, etc.) available for the server in the markets. However, NEC recommends that you should use NEC products for stable operation. NEC assumes no liability for data errors and failures due to malfunction...

  • Page 58: Selecting Server Site

    3-4 Setting Up Your Server SELECTING SERVER SITE Read the following precautions before selecting a suitable site for your server. The following describes installation of the server and connections to the server. CAUTION Observe the following instructions to use the server safely. Failure to follow these instructions may cause a fire, personal injury, or property damage.

  • Page 59

    Setting Up Your Server 3-5 When you have selected a server site, hold the server by its bottom with at least three persons and carry it to the site, then place it slowly and gently. IMPORTANT: Do not hold the server by its front bezel to lift the server.

  • Page 60: Connecting Peripheral Devices

    3-6 Setting Up Your Server CONNECTING PERIPHERAL DEVICES Connect peripheral devices to the server. The server is provided with connectors for wide variety of peripheral devices. The figure on the next page illustrates available peripheral devices for the server in the standard configuration and locations of the connectors for the devices. CAUTION Observe the following instructions to use the server safely.

  • Page 61: Setting Up Your Server

    Setting Up Your Server 3-7 Device with the USB interface (e.g., terminal adapter) FRONT Finally, connect the power cord to the receptacle. Keyboard Mouse Device with the serial interface (e.g., modem) Device with the USB interface (e.g., terminal adapter) Display unit Hub/Switching hub Device with the USB interface (e.g., terminal adapter)

  • Page 62: Connecting Power Cord

    3-8 Setting Up Your Server CONNECTING POWER CORD Connect the provided power cord to the server. WARNING Observe the following instructions to use the server safely. Failure to follow these instructions may result in death or serious personal injury. See pages 1-3 to 1-8 for details.

  • Page 63

    Setting Up Your Server 3-9 NOTES: To connect the power cord from the server to an uninterruptive power supply (UPS), use service outlets on the rear of the UPS. Refer to the manual that comes with the UPS for details. When the power cord from the server is connected to a UPS, change the BIOS SETUP utility of the server to link with power supply from the UPS.

  • Page 64: Turning On The Server

    3-10 Setting Up Your Server TURNING ON THE SERVER Turn on the server and follow the on-screen instructions for setup. Make sure all external devices, such as a video display, keyboard, and mouse have been connected, and the power cords are connected. Power on the video display and any other external devices.

  • Page 65

    The POWER/SLEEP lamp on the front of the server comes on. In a few seconds, the NEC logo appears on the screen and the Power On Self-Test (POST) begins. The POST runs automatically when you power on the server or reset it with a keyboard operation (Ctrl + Alt + Delete).

  • Page 66: Installing Operating System, Installing Utilities, Making Backup Copies Of System Information

    Without the backup data, you will not be able to recover the information. You can save the information by the following process. Connect Flash FDD or USB FDD to the USB connector. Insert the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD into the optical disk drive and reboot the system. Select [Tool menu (Normal mode)].

  • Page 67: Chapter 4 Configuring Your Server

    Chapter 4 Configuring Your Server Configuration and setup utilities are used to change your system configuration. You can configure your system, as well as option boards you may add to your system, using the BIOS SETUP Utility. Several unique system parameters are configured using the BIOS SETUP, which is stored in the system FLASH memory.

  • Page 68: System Bios (bios Setup Utility)

    4-2 Configuring Your Server SYSTEM BIOS (BIOS SETUP UTILITY) The BIOS Setup utility is provided to make basic hardware configuration for the server. This utility is pre-installed in the flash memory of the server and ready to run. The server is configured with the correct parameters using the BIOS Setup utility and shipped in the best conditions.

  • Page 69: Starting Setup Utility

    Configuring Your Server 4-3 Starting SETUP Utility When you turn on the server, the NEC logo appears first. (The POST (Power On Self-Test) screen might appear first, depending on the SETUP settings.) The following message then appears at bottom left of the screen.

  • Page 70: Description On On-screen Items And Key Usage

    4-4 Configuring Your Server Description on On-Screen Items and Key Usage Use the following keyboard keys to work with the BIOS Setup utility. These keys are also listed at the bottom of the menu screen. Indicates there Indicates the current menu. are submenus.

  • Page 71: Configuration Examples

    Select [Main] - [System Date]. Link with Management Software To control power supply of the server with NEC ESMPRO Manager via the network Select [Advanced] - [Advanced Chipset Control] - [Wake On LAN/PME] - [Enabled]. Select [Server] - [AC LINK] - [Stay Off].

  • Page 72

    4-6 Configuring Your Server Memory To check the installed memory (DIMM board) status Select [Advanced] - [Memory Configuration] and check the status indications. The on-screen DIMM group numbers and socket locations on the mother board are associated as shown in the following figure. DIMM #2 DIMM #4 DIMM #1...

  • Page 73: External Devices

    Configuring Your Server 4-7 Keyboard To set Numlock Select [Advanced] - [Numlock] – [On]/[Off]. Security To set passwords on the BIOS Select [Security] - [Set Supervisor Password] and enter a password. Select [Security] - [Set User Password] and enter a password. Set Supervisor password first, then User password.

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    4-8 Configuring Your Server To save the current configuration data Select [Exit] - [Save Changes].

  • Page 75: Menu And Parameter Descriptions

    Configuring Your Server 4-9 Menu and Parameter Descriptions The SETUP utility has the following six major menus: Main Advanced Security Server Boot Exit To set minute functions, select a submenu from the above menus. The following describes available functions and parameters, as well as the factory-set, for each menu.

  • Page 76

    4-10 Configuring Your Server Main Option Parameter Description Your Setting System Time HH:MM:SS Set the system time. System Date MM/DD/YYYY Set the system date. Hard Disk Pre-Delay [Disabled] When accessing the IDE device for the first time during POST, 3 seconds the system waits for the 6 seconds specified time until the device...

  • Page 77: Processor Settings

    Configuring Your Server 4-11 Processor Settings Option Parameter Description Your Setting CPU Speed – Displays clock speed for the processor. (View only) Processor CPUID Numeral (xxxx) Displays the processor ID. (View only) Processor L2 Cache – Displays L2 cache size for processor.

  • Page 78

    When enabled, the BIOS will display Screen the POST progress. [Disabled] When disabled, the BIOS will display the NEC logo during POST. Cannot be disabled during console redirection. Reset Configuration Data [No] Select "Yes" if you want to clear the system configuration data during the next boot.

  • Page 79: Memory Configuration, Pci Configuration

    Configuring Your Server 4-13 Memory Configuration Option Parameter Description Your Setting Installed memory – Indicates the total capacity of the base memory. (View only) Available under – Indicates the capacity of memory available in the area under 4GB. (View only) DIMM1-4 Status Normal Indicates the current memory status.

  • Page 80: Peripheral Configuration

    4-14 Configuring Your Server PCI Device, Onboard VGA Option Parameter Description Your Setting Onboard VGA [Auto] Selects whether the option ROM of Option ROM Scan Force onboard video controller is executed automatically for forcedly. When [Auto] is selected, the ROM of the VGA card is preferentially scanned.

  • Page 81

    Configuring Your Server 4-15 Advanced Chipset Control Option Parameter Description Your Setting Multimedia Timer Disabled Specify whether the system supports the multimedia timer feature. [Enabled] Intel(R) VT-d Disabled Specify whether the Intel(R) Virtualization Technology for Directed [Enabled] I/O feature is enabled or disabled. This item appears only when the processor supports this feature.

  • Page 82

    4-16 Configuring Your Server Security Press Enter on "Set Supervisor Password" or "Set User Password," to display the password entry screen. Enter the passwords on the dialog box. IMPORTANT: User password can be set only when Supervisor password is already set.

  • Page 83

    Configuring Your Server 4-17 Server Option Parameter Description Your Setting FRB-2 Policy Disable FRB2 Timer Specify the operation of the processor [Retry 3 Times] when FRB level 2 error occurred in Always Reset BSP. Boot Monitoring [Disabled] Specify whether to enable or disable the boot monitoring function on 5 Minutes booting, or select the time limit for...

  • Page 84: Configuring Your Server

    4-18 Configuring Your Server The table below shows the operation when the AC power to the server is turn off once and then on again, depending on the setting of "AC LINK." Setting of AC LINK System status before AC power off Stay Off Last State Power On...

  • Page 85: System Management

    Configuring Your Server 4-19 System Management Option Parameter Description Your Setting BIOS Version – Displays the current BIOS version. (View only) Board Part Number – Displays the part number of mother board. (View only) Board Serial Number – Displays the serial number of mother board.

  • Page 86: Console Redirection

    Reset resetting by Escape command (Esc Enabled R) sent from the remote console. If the server is connected with the management PC that uses NEC ESMPRO Manager, this option is always enabled even if "Disabled" is specified here. ]: Factory-set...

  • Page 87

    Configuring Your Server 4-21 Boot If you move the cursor to the position of "Boot," the Boot menu appears, which is used to set the boot priority. Indication Device USB CDROM USB CD-ROM drive IDE CD ATAPI CD-ROM USB FDC Flash FDD or USB FDD USB KEY USB flash memory device...

  • Page 88

    4-22 Configuring Your Server Exit The options on the menu are described below. Exit Saving Changes Exit after writing all modified BIOS SETUP item values to CMOS. Exit Discarding Changes Exit leaving CMOS unmodified. User is prompted if any of the setup fields were modified. Load Setup Defaults Load default values for all BIOS SETUP items.

  • Page 89: Raid System Configuration, Raid

    Configuring Your Server 4-23 RAID SYSTEM CONFIGURATION This section describes how to use the internal hard disk drives as RAID System by Onboard RAID Controller (LSI Embedded MegaRAID™). About the optional RAID Controller (N8103-109/116A/117A), refer to the documents provided with optional RAID Controller. IMPORTANT: When Onboard RAID Controller (LSI Embedded MegaRAID™) or Optional RAID Controller (N8103-109/116A/117A) is used, do not let the system enter hibernation or standby mode.

  • Page 90: Raid Levels, Disk Group

    4-24 Configuring Your Server RAID Levels The record mode enabling the RAID feature includes several levels. Among the levels, the Onboard RAID Controller (LSI Embedded MegaRAID™) supports RAID levels 0, 1, and 10. The number of hard disk drives required to create a disk group varies depending on the RAID level as shown in the table below.

  • Page 91: Virtual Disk

    Configuring Your Server 4-25 Virtual Disk Virtual disk is a logical drive defined in disk group. It is recognized as a physical drive by OS. The allowable number of virtual disks is up to 8 per disk group, or up to 8 per controller. The figure below shows a sample configuration in which the Onboard RAID Controller (LSI Embedded MegaRAID™) is connected with two HDDs, creating one Disk Group.

  • Page 92

    4-26 Configuring Your Server RAID Levels This section describes RAID levels that the Onboard RAID Controller (LSI Embedded MegaRAID™) supports. The available RAID levels are RAID0, RAID1, and RAID10 (striping of RAID1). Characteristics of RAID Levels The table below lists the characteristics of the RAID levels. Level Function Redundancy...

  • Page 93

    Configuring Your Server 4-27 RAID1 In the RAID1 level, data saved in a HDD is written to another HDD without change. The mode is called "mirroring". When data is written onto a single HDD, the same data is written onto another HDD. If either of the HDDs is defected, the other HDD containing the same data can substitute for the defected HDD.

  • Page 94: Configuration By Onboard Raid Controller

    4-28 Configuring Your Server Configuration by Onboard RAID Controller This section describes how to use the internal hard disk drives as RAID System by Onboard RAID Controller (LSI Embedded MegaRAID™). Installing the Hard Disk Drives Install the required number of hard disk drives for the desired RAID level to your server. See Chapter 9 for installation procedure.

  • Page 95

    Configuring Your Server 4-29 See the section "Preparing for Installation and Removal" as described in Chapter 9 of this guide to prepare. Remove the side cover (see Chapter 9). Locate the position of the RAID configuration jumper on the mother board as shown below.

  • Page 96: Setup Utility

    4-30 Configuring Your Server Setup Utility This section describes the RAID configuration tool, LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility. Running LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility When the following screen appears after you have powered on the server, press Esc. The POST screen appears. Check the description as shown below on the POST screen, then press Ctrl + M.

  • Page 97

    Configuring Your Server 4-31 Quitting LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility To quit the utility, press Esc in the TOP menu of LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility. When a confirmation message appears, select [Yes]. When the above message appears, press Ctrl + Alt + Delete. The server is rebooted.

  • Page 98: Menu Tree

    4-32 Configuring Your Server Menu Tree : Setting parameter. •: Information display +: Selection/execution parameter >: Can be set (modified) after creation of virtual drive Menu Description +Configure Performs Configuration settings +Easy Configuration Set configuration (Using fixed value) +New Configuration Set new configuration +View/Add Configuration Additional setting / viewing configuration...

  • Page 99: Operating Procedures For Configuration Utility

    Configuring Your Server 4-33 Operating Procedures for Configuration Utility Creating/Adding Configuration Run LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility Set new configuration information (pack/virtual drive settings) Check the virtual drive settings Initialize virtual drive Perform Consistency Check Exit LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility Run LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility.

  • Page 100

    4-34 Configuring Your Server When a confirmation message (Proceed?) is displayed, select "Yes." The SCAN DEVICE starts (scanning information is displayed at the bottom of the screen). Upon completion of SCAN DEVICE, the "New Configuration - ARRAY SELECTION MENU" screen appears. Move the cursor onto the hard disk drive to be packed by using cursor key and then press Space to select the hard disk drive.

  • Page 101

    Configuring Your Server 4-35 Press F10 to create virtual drive. The "Virtual Drives Configured" screen appears. (The figure below shows an example of RAID1 configured with two hard disk drives.) Select "RAID," "Size", "DWC", "RA", or "Span" by using cursor keys. Then press Enter to fix the selection and set each value.

  • Page 102

    4-36 Configuring Your Server (5) "Span: Sets Span. Parameter Remarks SPAN=NO Does not set span. SPAN=YES Sets span. When performing SPAN, create two or more sets of the same pack at pack creation, as shown in the figure below. STRIPING of RAID1 When all settings are completed, select "Accept"...

  • Page 103

    Configuring Your Server 4-37 Execute Check Consistency on the virtual drive that has been initialized. See "Check Consistency" for details. Press Esc to return to the TOP menu and exit from LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility. IMPORTANT: Be sure to execute Check Consistency after creating configuration. Be sure to execute Consistency Check if you have configured the RAID drives by Express Setup.

  • Page 104

    4-38 Configuring Your Server Manual Rebuild Replace hard disk drive Run LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility Execute rebuilding Exit LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility Replace a hard disk drive and turn on the server. Run LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility. Select "Rebuild"...

  • Page 105

    Configuring Your Server 4-39 Setting Hot Spare Install a hard disk drive Run LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility Set for hot spare. Exit LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility Install a hard disk drive to be used as hot spare, and then turn on the server. Run LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility.

  • Page 106

    4-40 Configuring Your Server Press Esc to return to the TOP menu and exit LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility. IMPORTANT: Select "Objects" → "Physical Drive" → "Port #X" → "Force Offline" to cancel the hot spare setting. When two or more hard disk drives (of the same capacity) are assigned as hot spare, rebuilding is performed in order starting from the one with the smaller CH number/ID number.

  • Page 107: Check Consistency

    Configuring Your Server 4-41 Check Consistency Run LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility Perform Check Consistency Exit LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility Run LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility. Select "Check Consistency" from the TOP menu. The "Virtual Drives" screen appears. Move the cursor onto the virtual drive to be checked, and press Space to select it. When virtual drive has been selected, press F10 to start consistency check.

  • Page 108

    4-42 Configuring Your Server Others Clear Configuration Clears configuration information. Select "Configure" → "Clear Configuration" from the TOP menu. Executing "Clear Configuration" clears all configuration information on the RAID Controller and hard disk drives. The configuration information on all channels of the RAID Controller is also cleared.

  • Page 109: Lsi Software Raid Configuration Utility And Universal Raid Utility

    Configuring Your Server 4-43 LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility and Universal RAID Utility You can use Universal RAID Utility for configuration and management, monitoring of RAID System after start up operating system. The point to keep in mind when I use Universal RAID Utility together with LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility is as follows.

  • Page 110: Disk Array

    4-44 Configuring Your Server Disk Array LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility manages Disk Array by a number beginning with 0. You can see a number of Disk Array where [Axx] of [Objects - PHYSICAL DRIVE SELECTION MENU] DG X] in [Objects] menu. Universal RAID Utility manages Disk Array by a number beginning with 1.

  • Page 111

    Configuring Your Server 4-45 The setting level of Universal RAID Utility and the setting value Setting level of Universal Item Setting value RAID Utility Rebuild Priority High Rebuild Rate (LSI Software Middle RAID Configuration Utility) Consistency Check Priority High Chk Const Rate (LSI Software Middle RAID Configuration Utility) NOTES:...

  • Page 112: Configuring Mother Board Jumpers

    4-46 Configuring Your Server CONFIGURING MOTHER BOARD JUMPERS You can use the following procedure to clear the CMOS data in the server. IMPORTANT: Clearing the CMOS data resumes the factory-set configuration data. Do not change any other switch settings. Any change may cause the server to fail or malfunction.

  • Page 113

    Configuring Your Server 4-47 The following describe the clearing procedure. WARNING Do not disassemble, repair, or alter the server. Never attempt to disassemble, repair, or alter the server on any occasion other than described in this manual. Failure to follow this instruction may cause an electric shock or fire as well as malfunctions of the server.

  • Page 114: Clearing Password

    4-48 Configuring Your Server Clearing Password See the section "Preparing for Installation and Removal" as described in Chapter 9 of this guide to prepare. Remove the side cover (see Chapter 9). Check the location of jumper switch to clear the password. Change jumper switch setting according to the figure on Page 4-46.

  • Page 115: Chapter 5 Installing The Operating System With Express Setup

    Chapter 5 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup This section describes information on using Express Setup to install and configure the following operating systems to the server. Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2 Standard Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Standard 64-bit (x64) Edition Microsoft®...

  • Page 116: About Express Setup

    If you want to use the drivers located on the "OEM-Disk for Mass Storage Device" that ships with optional boards, a parameters file is mandatory. You can create a parameters file in advance using "Parameter File Creator" included in NEC EXPRESSBUILDER.

  • Page 117: Windows Server 2008 R2, Notes On Windows Installation

    Confirm the BIOS settings described in Chapter 4 before installing Windows Server 2008 R2. Service Pack Which EXPRESSBUILDER Supports The NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD attached to the server supports following combination of the OS installation media and Service Pack. Windows Server 2008 R2...

  • Page 118: Installing On The Mirrored Volume, Mounting Mo Device, About Removable Media

    5-4 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup Supported Mass Storage Controllers The NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD attached to your system supports the following mass storage controllers for installation. Controllers supporting installation of OS with Express Setup – N8103-109 RAID Controller (128 MB, RAID0/1/5/6)* –...

  • Page 119

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-5 Connecting Hard Disk Drive If you create multiple logical drives in your system, see "Re-installing the Operation System if Multiple Logical Drives Exist" (5-92). Re-installing to the Hard Disk Drive which has been upgraded to Dynamic Disk You cannot re-install Windows Server 2008 R2 with the current partition of the hard disk drive upgraded to Dynamic Disk kept remained.

  • Page 120: About The System Partition Size

    5-6 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup About the System Partition Size When the system is Windows Server 2008 R2 Required partition size = size required to install OS + paging file size + dump file size + application size Size required to install OS = 8,000MB (Full Installation) = 3,500MB (Server Core Installation)

  • Page 121

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-7 NOTE: When new partition is created, initial 100MB is assigned as boot partition by Windows OS. Example: If you make a partition of 40,960MB (40GB), usable space will be 40,960MB – 100MB = 40,860MB. The partition size required for a system with an installed memory size of 1GB (1,024MB) and a full installation of the operating system: 8,000MB + (1,024MB * 1.5) + (1,024MB + 300MB) + application size...

  • Page 122: Flow Of Setup

    5-8 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup Flow of Setup Loading parameters (Step 2) Skip Next Select the operating system (Step 3) Next RAID configuration (Step 4) Next Windows Confirm Setting / Input (Steps 5 to 10) Next Save parameters (Step 11) Next Start Express Setup (Step 12) Perform...

  • Page 123: Installing The Windows Server 2008 R2

    Insert the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD into the optical disk drive of the server. Press the RESET switch or press Ctrl, Alt, and Delete to reboot from the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER. (You may also turn off and then on again to reboot the server.) The system will boot from the DVD and NEC EXPRESSBUILDER starts.

  • Page 124

    5-10 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup When the Software Licence Agreement screen of Windows PE appears, click [Yes]. Select [Perform the Express setup] from the Top Menu, click [Next].

  • Page 125

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-11 [Load parameters] steps are displayed. [Do not load parameters] (1) Select [Do not load parameters]. (2) Click [Next]. IMPORTANT: The setup using a parameter file saved in the Flash FDD is not supported. NOTE: If a floppy disk drive is not connected, select this item.

  • Page 126

    5-12 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup Select the installing Operating System. Select [Install the Windows (64bit editions)] from the menu, click [Next]. Enter the setting of a logical drive. [Enter RAID settings] steps are displayed. Confirm the parameters, modify if necessary, and then click [Next].

  • Page 127

    If the process is not finished normally, the driver may not be stored in the EXPRESSBUILDER. Refer to "Optional Board Supported by NEC EXPRESSBUILDER" described earlier in this chapter. Specify the installing medium and the Windows system partition. [Specify medium / Partition] steps are displayed. Confirm the parameters, modify if...

  • Page 128

    5-14 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup IMPORTANT: About partition size – Specify the partition size larger than required minimum size for OS installation. – Do not specify larger partition size than the capacity of connected hard disk drive. –...

  • Page 129

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-15 Enter the user information. [Enter basic parameters] steps are displayed. Confirm the parameters, modify if necessary, and then click [Next]. IMPORTANT: Computer name and Administrator password that satisfy the next condition, are required. –...

  • Page 130

    5-16 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup Enter the setting of the network protocol. [Enter Network Protocol] steps are displayed. Confirm the parameters, modify if necessary, and then click [Next]. Enter the domain or workgroup name to be used. [Enter domain account] steps are displayed.

  • Page 131

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-17 Select the installing components. [Select Windows components] steps are displayed. Confirm the parameters, modify if necessary, and then click [Next]. <Full Installation> <Server Core Installation>...

  • Page 132

    5-18 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup Select the installing applications. [Select applications] steps are displayed. Confirm the parameters, modify if necessary, and then click [Next]. Save the parameters. [Save parameters] steps are displayed. If you want to save the parameters , set the free formatted floppy disk. Select [Save parameters], enter the file path of the parameters files into the text box and click [Next].

  • Page 133

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-19 The Express Setup will start when you click [Perform] in [Start Express setup] step. Remove NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD from the optical disk drive according to the message. If you proceed the setup by using setup parameter file, remove the floppy disk from the floppy disk drive.

  • Page 134

    5-20 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup [Agree Software License Agreement] screen appears. (Full Installation only) Read the license terms carefully. If you agree, select I accept the license terms, and then click [Next]. When the following message appears, press Ctrl + Alt + Del. Log on to the system.

  • Page 135

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-21 <Server Core Installation> In the following screen, enter your password into "Password", and click Hereinafter, proceed operations according to the message. Now the Setup using Express Setup has completed. After Express Setup has completed, be sure to execute the tasks described in "Installing and Setting Device Drivers".

  • Page 136: Installing And Setting Device Drivers

    5-22 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup Installing and Setting Device Drivers Follow these steps to install and configure the device drivers. LAN Driver and PROSet The LAN driver and PROSet have been installed automatically while your system was being updated in the previous section.

  • Page 137: Setup Team

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-23 Optional Network Board Driver (N8104-121/125A/126) The drivers for Optional Network Board Driver (N8104-121/125A/126) are automatically installed by Windows Plug-and-Play. You do not need to install them manually. Setup Team Adapter Fault Tolerance (AFT) is a feature that creates a group containing more than one adapter and automatically converts the process of the working adapter to the other adapter in the group when any trouble occurred on that adapter.

  • Page 138

    5-24 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup Create Team Open the [Device Manager]. Open [Network adapters] → [Intel(R) xxx] properties. Click [Teaming] tab and check the [Team this adapter with other adapters] check box. Click [New Team]. Fill the name of the team in [Specify a name for the team] and click [Next]. Include the adapter to the team and click [Next].

  • Page 139

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-25 NOTE: Adapter priority config can be confirmed by the following procedure: 1. Click [TEAM: "Team name"] from [Device manager]→[Network adapters]. 2. Click [Settings] and confirm Adapters in team list. Click [Test Switch] → [Run test] to confirm the adapter team is properly setup. Confirm the result in [Test results] Restart the system.

  • Page 140: Setting Wol

    5-26 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup Remove Team Open the [Device Manager]. Click [Network adapters], and open [TEAM: "Team name"] properties. Click [Setting] tab. Click [Remove Team] button. Click [Yes] to the message. Confirm [TEAM: "Team name"] adapter in not existing in [Network adapters] tree and reboot the system.

  • Page 141: Setting For Solving Problems, Bitlocker

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-27 Graphics Accelerator Driver If you use standard graphics accelerator drivers, update your system with NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD attached to your system. Standard graphics accelerator drivers will be installed automatically. Refer to "Graphics Accelerator Driver" described in Appendix D-27 when you want to reinstall the driver individually.

  • Page 142: Windows Server 2008, Notes On Windows Installation

    Express Setup. The setting of SNP function may affect the system performance, so refer to the attention of SNP detail in the following site before setting http://www.nec.com/global/prod/express/ NOTE: If you install Windows Server 2008 without using Express Setup, see Appendix E.

  • Page 143: Service Pack Which Expressbuilder Supports

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-29 Service Pack Which EXPRESSBUILDER Supports The NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD attached to the server supports following combination of the OS installation media and Service Pack. Windows Server 2008 – OS installation media (with Service Pack 2) –...

  • Page 144

    5-30 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup Mounting MO Device Do not mount an MO device on this computer during the Windows installation. About Removable Media Do not set removable media, such as DAT and LTO, into the device mounted on this computer during the Windows installation.

  • Page 145

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-31 About the System Partition Size When the system is Windows Server 2008 64-bit (x64) Edition: Required partition size = size required to install OS + paging file size + dump file size + application size Size required to install OS = 11,600MB (Full Installation) 12,300MB (Full Installation with Service Pack 2)

  • Page 146

    5-32 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup When the system is Windows Server 2008 32-bit (x86) Edition Required partition size = size required to install OS + paging file size + dump file size + application size Size required to install OS = 6,300MB (Full Installation) 9,300MB (Full Installation with Service Pack 2) 9,400MB (Full Installation + Service Pack 2)

  • Page 147

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-33 Flow of Setup Loading parameters (Step 2) Skip Next Select the operating system (Step 3) Next RAID configuration (Step 4) Next Windows Confirm Setting / Input (Steps 5 to 10) Next Save parameters (Step 11) Next Start Express Setup (Step 12) Perform...

  • Page 148: Installing The Windows Server 2008

    Insert the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD into the optical disk drive of the server. Press the RESET switch or press Ctrl, Alt, and Delete to reboot from the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER. (You may also turn off and then on again to reboot the server.) The system will boot from the DVD and NEC EXPRESSBUILDER starts.

  • Page 149

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-35 When the Software Licence Agreement screen of Windows PE appears, click [Yes]. Select [Perform the Express setup] from the Top Menu, click [Next].

  • Page 150

    5-36 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup [Load parameters] steps are displayed. [Do not load parameters] (1) Select [Do not load parameters]. (2) Click [Next]. IMPORTANT: The setup using a parameter file saved in the Flash FDD is not supported. NOTE: If a floppy disk drive is not connected, select this item.

  • Page 151

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-37 Select the installing Operating System. Select [Install the Windows (32bit editions)] or [Install the Windows (64bit editions)] from the menu, click [Next]. Enter the setting of a logical drive. [Enter RAID settings] steps are displayed. Confirm the parameters, modify if necessary, and then click [Next].

  • Page 152

    If the process is not finished normally, the driver may not be stored in the EXPRESSBUILDER. Refer to "Optional Board Supported by NEC EXPRESSBUILDER" described earlier in this chapter. Specify the installing medium and the Windows system partition. [Specify medium / Partition] steps are displayed. Confirm the parameters, modify if...

  • Page 153

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-39 IMPORTANT: About partition size – Specify the partition size larger than required minimum size for OS installation. – Do not specify larger partition size than the capacity of connected hard disk drive. –...

  • Page 154

    5-40 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup Enter the user information. [Enter basic parameters] steps are displayed. Confirm the parameters, modify if necessary, and then click [Next]. IMPORTANT: Computer name and Administrator password that satisfy the following conditions are required. –...

  • Page 155

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-41 Enter the setting of the network protocol. [Enter Network Protocol] steps are displayed. Confirm the parameters, modify if necessary, and then click [Next]. Enter the domain or workgroup name to be used. [Enter domain account] steps are displayed.

  • Page 156

    5-42 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup Select the installing components. [Select Windows components] steps are displayed. Confirm the parameters, modify if necessary, and then click [Next]. <Full Installation> <ServerCore Installation>...

  • Page 157

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-43 Select the installing applications. [Select applications] steps are displayed. Confirm the parameters, modify if necessary, and then click [Next]. Save the parameters. [Save parameters] steps are displayed. If you want to save the parameters , set the free formatted floppy disk. Select [Save parameters], enter the file path of the parameters files into the text box and click [Next].

  • Page 158

    5-44 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup The Express Setup will start when you click [Perform] in [Start Express setup] step. Remove NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD from the optical disk drive according to the message. If you proceed the setup by using setup parameter file, remove the floppy disk from the floppy disk drive.

  • Page 159

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-45 [Agree Software License Agreement] screen appears. Read the license terms carefully. If you agree, select I accept the license terms, and then click [Next]. When the following message appears, click [Start].

  • Page 160

    5-46 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup When the following message appears, press Ctrl + Alt + Del. Log on to the system. <Full Installation> When the following screen appears, enter your password into "Password", and click <Server Core Installation> When the following screen appears, click "Other User".

  • Page 161

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-47 In the following screen, enter "Administrator" into [UserName], your password into "Password", and click Hereinafter, proceed operations according to the message. Now the Setup using Express Setup has completed. After Express Setup has completed, be sure to execute the tasks described in "Installing and Setting Device Drivers".

  • Page 162

    5-48 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup Installing and Setting Device Drivers Follow these steps to install and configure the device drivers. LAN Driver and PROSet The LAN driver and PROSet have been installed automatically while your system was being updated in the previous section.

  • Page 163

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-49 For a server running a Server Core installation Note down the current settings (e.g. IP addresses) of the standard and optional adapters teamed for network redundancy before uninstalling LAN driver. Configure the settings after reinstalling the LAN driver. At a command prompt, run dxsetup.exe in your removable medium containing the Driver Set.

  • Page 164: Network Driver

    5-50 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup Network Driver Specify the details of network driver. Two standard network drivers that are mounted will be installed automatically, but the link speed and Duplex mode need to be specified manually. Open the [Device Manager]. Double-click [(Network Adapter Name)] in the list.

  • Page 165

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-51 Setup Team Adapter Fault Tolerance (AFT) is a feature that creates a group containing more than one adapter and automatically converts the process of the working adapter to the other adapter in the group when any trouble occurred on that adapter.

  • Page 166

    5-52 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup Select a team mode, and then click [Next]. IMPORTANT: Following team types are supported. Adapter Fault Tolerance Adaptive Load Balancing Static Link Aggregation Switch Fault Tolerance Click [Finish]. Click [TEAM: "Team name"] from [Device manager] → [Network adapters] to modify the team.

  • Page 167

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-53 Setting WOL Refer to the following procedure to enable WOL. Start Device Manager. Point to [Network adapters] and double click [Intel(R) 82547L Gigabit Network Connection] to open the adapter [Properties]. Click [Power Management] tab and change setting in [Wake On LAN] according to the following list.

  • Page 168

    5-54 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup Graphics Accelerator Driver If you use standard graphics accelerator drivers, update your system with NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD attached to your system. Standard graphics accelerator drivers will be installed automatically. Refer to "Graphics Accelerator Driver" described in Appendix E-29 when you want to reinstall the driver individually.

  • Page 169: Windows Server 2003, Notes On Windows Installation

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-55 Windows Server 2003 This section explains how to install Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003 by using the Express Setup. NOTES: Express Setup does not support the installation of Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions. If you want to install it, see Appendix F. If you install Windows Server 2003 without using Express Setup, see Appendix G.

  • Page 170

    5-56 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup Service Pack Which EXPRESSBUILDER Supports The NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD attached to the server supports following combination of the OS installation media and Service Pack. Windows Server 2003 R2 x64 Edition – OS installation media (with Service Pack 2) –...

  • Page 171

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-57 About the Hardware Components When you install the Windows Server 2003, Express Setup requires several preparations if this computer uses the following hardware components. Installing on the Mirrored Volume If you want to install the Windows Server 2003 on the volume that is mirrored using "Disk Management", invalidate the mirroring and set back to the basic disk before the installation, and validate the mirroring again after the installation.

  • Page 172

    5-58 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup About the System Partition Size The system partition size can be calculated from the following formula. Size necessary to install the system + Paging File Size + Dump File Size + Application Size Size necessary to install the system = 3500MB (Windows Server 2003 R2) = 3500MB (Windows Server 2003 R2 with Service Pack 2)

  • Page 173: Installing The Service Pack

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-59 Dividing into the partition of the recommended size into multiple disks as written below will solve problem that it cannot be reserved in one disk. Set the "Size required for installation + Paging file size". See Chapter 5 and set that debugging information (equivalent to the dump file size) is to be written to a separate disk.

  • Page 174

    5-60 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup FLOW OF SETUP This section visually describes the flow of the setup operated by Express Setup. Loading parameters (Step 2) Skip Next Select the operating system (Step 3) Next RAID configuration (Step 4) Next Windows Confirm Setting / Input (Steps 5 to 10)

  • Page 175: Installing Windows Server 2003

    Insert the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD into the optical disk drive of the server. Press the RESET switch or press Ctrl, Alt, and Delete to reboot from the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER. (You may also turn off and then on again to reboot the server.) The system will boot from the DVD-ROM and NEC EXPRESSBUILDER starts.

  • Page 176

    5-62 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup Select [Perform the Express setup] from the Top Menu, click [Next].

  • Page 177

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-63 [Load parameters] steps are displayed. [Do not load parameters] (1) Select [Do not load parameters]. (2) Click [Next]. IMPORTANT: The setup using a parameter file saved in the Flash FDD is not supported. NOTE: If a floppy disk drive is not connected, select this item.

  • Page 178

    You can use only the physical devices that have same model number to configure logical drive. If the process is not finished normally, the driver may not be stored in the EXPRESSBUILDER. Refer to "Optional Board Supported by NEC EXPRESSBUILDER" described earlier in this chapter.

  • Page 179

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-65 Specify the installing medium and the Windows system partition. [Specify medium / Partition] steps are displayed. Confirm the parameters, modify if necessary, and then click [Next]. IMPORTANT: If you install Windows Server 2003 R2 and Service Pack, apply Windows Server 2003 R2 DISC 2 after Express Setup completion, and then install Service Pack by "Updating the system".

  • Page 180

    5-66 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup Enter the user information and client license mode. [Enter basic parameters] steps are displayed. Confirm the parameters, modify if necessary, and then click [Next]. NOTE: Even if you do not input value into "Administrator password", "Confirm password", "...

  • Page 181

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-67 Enter the domain or workgroup name to be used. [Enter domain account] steps are displayed. Confirm the parameters, modify if necessary, and then click [Next]. Select the installing components. [Select Windows components] steps are displayed. Confirm the parameters, modify if necessary, and then click [Next].

  • Page 182

    5-68 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup Select the installing applications. [Select applications] steps are displayed. Confirm the parameters, modify if necessary, and then click [Next]. Save the parameters. [Save parameters] steps are displayed. If you want to save the parameters , set the free formatted floppy disk. Select [Save parameters], enter the file path of the parameters files into the text box and click [Next].

  • Page 183

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-69 The Express Setup will start when you click [Perform] in [Start Express setup] step. Remove NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD from the optical disk drive according to the message. If you proceed the setup by using setup parameter file, remove the floppy disk from the floppy disk drive.

  • Page 184

    5-70 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup Read the contents carefully and click [Yes] if you do agree. If you do not agree, click [No]. IMPORTANT: If you do not agree to this agreement, the setup terminates and Windows Server 2003 will not be installed. If "NetWare Gateway (and Client) Service"...

  • Page 185: Proset, Installing And Setting Device Drivers

    PROSet is necessary to utilize these features. Follow the procedure below to install PROSet. Insert the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD into the optical disk drive. If the autorun menu is displayed, close menu screen. The [Windows Explorer] dialog starts.

  • Page 186

    5-72 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup Click [Next]. Click [Install]. When [InstallShield Wizard Completed] window is displayed, click [Finished]. Remove the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD from the optical disk drive, restart the system.

  • Page 187: Network Driver

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-73 Network Driver Specify the details of network driver. One standard network driver that is mounted will be installed automatically, but the link speed and Duplex mode need to be specified manually. When PROSet is not installed Open the [Device Manager] Double-click [(Network Adapter Name)] in the list.

  • Page 188: Optional Network Board Driver

    Therefore, the driver attached to the Network board should not be used. If you want to use optional Network Board (N8104-111/112/119/120/121/125A/126/123A), install the driver stored in NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD. In case of using (N8104-111) "\015\win\winnt\dotnet\r148\pro100\win32\ndis5x"...

  • Page 189: Setup Team

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-75 Setup Team Adapter Fault Tolerance (AFT) is a feature that creates a group containing more than one adapter and automatically converts the process of the working adapter to the other adapter in the group when any trouble occurred on that adapter.

  • Page 190

    5-76 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup Select a team mode, and then click [Next]. IMPORTANT: Following team types are supported. Adapter Fault Tolerance Adaptive Load Balancing Static Link Aggregation Switch Fault Tolerance Click [Finish]. Click [TEAM: "Team name"] from [Device manager] → [Network adapters] to modify the team.

  • Page 191: Setting Wol

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-77 Setting WOL Refer to the following procedure to enable WOL. When PROSet is not installed Start Device Manager. Point to [Network adapters] and double click [Intel(R) 82547L Gigabit Network Connection] to open the adapter [Properties]. Click [Power Management] tab and change setting in [Wake On LAN] according to the following list.

  • Page 192

    5-78 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup When PROSet is installed Start Device Manager. Point to [Network adapters] and double click [Intel(R) 82547L Gigabit Network Connection] to open the adapter [Properties]. Click [Power Management] tab and change setting in [Wake On LAN] according to the following list.

  • Page 193: Graphics Accelerator Driver, Installing Scsi Controller Driver (n8103-75/95/107), Installing Sas Controller Driver (n8103-104a)

    EXPRESSBUILDER DVD attached to your system. The SCSI Controller driver will be installed automatically. Installing SAS Controller Driver (N8103-104A) If you use the SAS Controller N8103-104A, update your system with NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD attached to your system. The SAS Controller driver will be installed automatically.

  • Page 194: Memory Dump (debug Information), Setting For Solving Problems

    5-80 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup SETTING FOR SOLVING PROBLEMS Setup the following issue in advance so that your computer can recover from any trouble precisely and as soon as possible when it should occur. Memory Dump (Debug Information) This section describes the procedures for collecting memory dump (debug information) in the server.

  • Page 195

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-81 NOTES: To specify "Complete Memory Dump" to write the debug information is recommended. If the mounted memory size is larger than 2GB, "Complete Memory Dump" cannot be specified so that specify "Kernel Memory Dump" instead. Specify the drive where there is a free area more than the size of "the memory capacity mounted on Express workstation + 300MB".

  • Page 196

    5-82 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup Click [OK]. The message to restart the system may appear according to the modified specification. In such case, follow the message to restart the system. When the system is Windows Server 2008 Follow the procedure below to specify.

  • Page 197

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-83 IMPORTANT: Windows Server 2008 64-bit (x64) Edition To specify "Complete Memory Dump" to write the debug information is recommended. If the mounted memory size is larger than 2GB, "Complete Memory Dump" cannot be specified so that specify "Kernel Memory Dump"...

  • Page 198

    5-84 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup On the [Paging file size for each drive] box, specify as follows: – A value larger than the recommended size shown in [Total paging file size for all drives] for [Initial size] –...

  • Page 199

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-85 IMPORTANT: Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions To specify "Complete Memory Dump" to write the debug information is recommended. If the mounted memory size is larger than 2GB, "Complete Memory Dump" cannot be specified so that specify "Kernel Memory Dump"...

  • Page 200

    5-86 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup Specify "Complete memory dump" and modify [Dump file:] in the [Write debugging information] group box. e.g. Write the debug information in D drive write the file name "MEMORY.DMP". D:\MEMORY.DMP Click [Settings] on the [Performance] group box. The [Performance Options] window appears.

  • Page 201: How To Create A User-mode Process Dump File

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-87 How to Create a User-mode Process Dump File When the system is Windows Server 2008 R2 "User-mode Process Dump" is the file that records information when any application error occurs. When any application error occurs, do not close the pop-up window that notifies the error, and then collect a dump using following process.

  • Page 202

    5-88 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup When the system is Windows Server 2008 "User-mode Process Dump" is the file that records information when any application error occurs. When any application error occurs, do not close the pop-up window that notifies the error, and then collect a dump using following process.

  • Page 203

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-89 When the system is Windows Server 2003 (Dr. Watson) Dr. Watson is a debugger for application errors. If any application error is detected, Dr. Watson diagnoses the server and logs diagnostic information (log). Follow the procedure below and specify Dr.

  • Page 204: Network Monitor

    5-90 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup Network Monitor Utilizing Network Monitor helps you to investigate and manage with network trouble. Network Monitor Setup (Windows Server 2008 R2/Windows Server 2008) Microsoft Network Monitor allows you to examine and troubleshoot network problems. NOTE: Windows Server 2008 R2/Windows Server 2008 does not provide Network Monitor.

  • Page 205

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-91 Network Monitor (Windows Server 2003) To utilize Network Monitor, you need to restart the system after the installation has completed, so we recommend to install Network Monitor before any network trouble may occur. Point to [Settings] from Start menu and click [Control Panel].

  • Page 206: Re-installing The Operation System If Multiple Logical Drives Exist

    5-92 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup Re-installing the Operation System if Multiple Logical Drives Exist Before Re-installing the Operation System Be sure to make backup copies before re-installing the operation system just in case. Re-installing the Operation System Start the clean installation following the procedure described in this manual.

  • Page 207

    Installing the Operating System with Express Setup 5-93 Procedure for Modifying the Drive Letter Be careful that the drive letter of the system or boot volume cannot be modified with the following procedure. <Windows Server 2008 R2/Windows Server 2008> Click Start menu, right-click [Computer], and specify [Manage] to start [Server Manager]. Specify the [Storage] - [Disk Management] in the left side of the window.

  • Page 208: Installing Maintenance Utilities, Updating The System

    5-94 Installing the Operating System with Express Setup INSTALLING MAINTENANCE UTILITIES Various maintenance utilities are contained in your NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD. See Chapter 6 for installing the utilities to your server or management workstations. UPDATING THE SYSTEM IMPORTANT: If you install Windows Server 2003 CD-ROM which contains Service Pack 2 to your system, you do not have to apply Service Pack 2 again.

  • Page 209: Making Backup Copies Of System Information

    Without the backup data, you will not be able to recover the information. You can save the information by the following process. Connect Flash FDD or USB FDD to the USB connector. Insert the "NEC EXPRESSBUILDER" DVD into the optical disk drive and reboot the system. Select [Tool menu (Normal mode)].

  • Page 210: Installing With The Oem-disk For Mass Storage Device

    If you would like to install or re-install the OS when the system has new mass storage device not to be supported by NEC EXPRESSBUILDER, you have to set as follows. Read the manual supplied with the mass storage device before setting the server.

  • Page 211: Chapter 6 Installing And Using Utilities

    Chapter 6 Installing and Using Utilities This section describes how to use the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD that comes with your server and to install the utilities stored on the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER.

  • Page 212: Nec Expressbuilder

    6-2 Installing and Using Utilities NEC EXPRESSBUILDER The NEC EXPRESSBUILDER helps you install the Operating system/the Management software or use the maintenance utilities. When you insert the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD into the optical disk drive and reboot the system, the following menu appears.

  • Page 213

    Installing and Using Utilities 6-3 OS installation If you select this item, the Top menu appears. IMPORTANT: This tool is Configuration Tool that built on Windows PE 3.0 technology. Pay attention to the automatic reboot that occurs after 72 hours from start.

  • Page 214

    6-4 Installing and Using Utilities Tool menu (Normal mode) If you select this item, the Tool menu appears. You can use the below functions for maintenance. – Maintenance Utility The Maintenance Utility is usually used by the service representative. (See Chapter 8.) –...

  • Page 215

    Installing and Using Utilities 6-5 Tool menu (Redirection mode) If you want to operate this computer via the BIOS redirection (the console-less function), select this item. The menu's functions are the same as the "Tool menu (Normal mode)". IMPORTANT: To use the Windows HyperTerminal Emulation program on serial console, setup as shown below is required.

  • Page 216: Autorun Menu

    6-6 Installing and Using Utilities Autorun Menu When the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD is inserted into the optical disk drive, Windows automatically launches the menu as shown below. This menu is used to, Read the User's Guide or the other documents, Update the server system (Windows drivers), and Install the management software.

  • Page 217: Parameter File Creator

    Also, you can install the system with the same specification as before when re-installing the system. We recommend you to create [Parameter file] to setup the servers from NEC EXPRESSBUILDER. When using a floppy disk, a Flash FDD or USB FDD is required.

  • Page 218: Parameter File

    IMPORTANT: Do not remove NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD from drive during a parameter file creation. Start the OS. Insert the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD into the optical disk drive. The menu will appear. Right-click on the screen or left-click [Setup Windows]. The menu will appear.

  • Page 219

    Installing and Using Utilities 6-9 Click [Parameter File Creator]. Parameter File Creator will appear.

  • Page 220

    6-10 Installing and Using Utilities [Load Parameters] step is displayed. Select [Do not load parameters] from the menu, click [Next]. Select the installing Operating System. Select [Install the Windows (32bit editions)] or [Install the Windows (64bit editions)] from the menu, click [Next].

  • Page 221

    Installing and Using Utilities 6-11 Enter the setting of a logical drive. [Enter RAID setting] steps are displayed. Confirm the parameters, modify if necessary, and then click [Next]. IMPORTANT: At "The number of the total physical devices", Parameter File Creator displays upper limit that the RAID Controller can support.

  • Page 222

    6-12 Installing and Using Utilities Specify the installing medium and the Windows system partition. [Specify medium / Partition] steps are displayed. Confirm the parameters, modify if necessary, and then click [Next]. [Windows Server 2008 R2] [Windows Server 2008]...

  • Page 223

    Installing and Using Utilities 6-13 [Windows Server 2003]...

  • Page 224

    If "Use existing partitions" is selected when you operate Windows Server 2008 R2, NEC EXPRESSBUILDER installs the Operating System to the Windows partition (The Boot partition (if it exists) and the Windows partition are deleted).

  • Page 225

    Installing and Using Utilities 6-15 Enter the user information and client license mode. [Enter basic parameters] steps are displayed. Confirm the parameters, modify if necessary, and then click [Next]. [Windows Server 2008 R2/Windows Server 2008] [Windows Server 2003]...

  • Page 226

    6-16 Installing and Using Utilities IMPORTANT: Computer name and User name are required parameters. NOTE: Even if you do not input value into "Administrator password", "Confirm password", " " is displayed. Enter the setting of the network protocol. [Enter network protocol] steps are displayed. Confirm the parameters, modify if necessary, and then click [Next].

  • Page 227

    Installing and Using Utilities 6-17 Enter the domain or workgroup name to be used. [Enter domain account] steps are displayed. Confirm the parameters, modify if necessary, and then click [Next]. Select the installing components. [Select Windows components] steps are displayed. Confirm the parameters, modify if necessary, and then click [Next] [Windows Server 2008 R2/Windows Server 2008]...

  • Page 228

    6-18 Installing and Using Utilities [Windows Server 2003] Select the installing applications. [Select applications] steps are displayed. Confirm the parameters, modify if necessary, and then click [Next]. [Windows Server 2008 R2/Windows Server 2008]...

  • Page 229

    Installing and Using Utilities 6-19 [Windows Server 2003] Save the parameters. [Save parameters] steps are displayed. If you want to save the parameters, set the free formatted floppy disk. Select [Save parameters], enter the file path of the parameters files into the text box and click [Next].

  • Page 230

    6-20 Installing and Using Utilities Saved to a floppy disk. Now [the floppy disk containing the parameters file] has been created. Click [Yes] to exit Parameter File Creator. NOTES: If you modify existing information file (parameter file), click "Load Parameters" at [Load Parameters] screen. Refer to help to modify information file.

  • Page 231: Functions And Features, Nec Esmpro

    Installing and Using Utilities 6-21 NEC ESMPRO The NEC ESMPRO lets a system administrator manage remote servers across a network. NEC ESMPRO monitors server hardware and software configurations, failures, and performance. With log data collected by NEC ESMPRO, a system administrator can track long-term and short-term performance, monitor server usage, and check server failure rates.

  • Page 232: Nec Expressupdate Agent

    6-22 Installing and Using Utilities NEC ExpressUpdate Agent The NEC ExpressUpdate Agent enables you to control the version of the firmware and software that is installed on the server. Using the NEC ESMPRO Manager, you can download update packages automatically and install them simply without terminating the system. Refer to "Installation Manual"...

  • Page 233: Universal Raid Utility, Setup With Express Setup, Manual Setup

    Universal RAID Utility. Setup with Express Setup You can install Universal RAID Utility with Express Setup contained in NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD. When you start the Express Setup, a dialog to specify an application appears. Select [Universal RAID Utility] on the dialog.

  • Page 234: Management Of Raid System Using Nec Esmpro Manager, Easy Configuration

    2005 SP1 library in case of using them as operating system. Management of RAID System using NEC ESMPRO Manager Using NEC ESMPRO Manager (Ver. 5.2 or later) allows you to view, monitor, and operate the RAID System managed by the Universal RAID Utility. This feature is available on Windows system only.

  • Page 235: Nec Product Info Collection Utility, Installation

    Installing and Using Utilities 6-25 NEC PRODUCT INFO COLLECTION UTILITY The NEC Product Info Collection Utility is used to collect various system configuration and log information for maintenance or troubleshooting purpose of the server. This utility can be installed from NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD.

  • Page 236: Using Utility, Uninstallation

    6-26 Installing and Using Utilities Using Utility Execute \stdclct\collect.exe in the installation folder of this utility. The log folder is made in the above-mentioned folder, and various information on this device is stored in the data compressed file (zip form). Uninstallation Except for Server Core Choose [Add or Remove Programs] - [Product Info Collection Utility (Vx.x.x)] from the control...

  • Page 237: Chapter 7 Maintenance, Making Backup Copies

    MAKING BACKUP COPIES NEC recommends you make backup copies of your valuable data stored in hard disk drives of the server on a regular basis. For backup storage devices suitable for the server and backup tools, consult with your service representative.

  • Page 238: Cleaning

    7-2 Maintenance CLEANING Clean the server on a regular basis to keep the server in a good shape. WARNING Observe the following instructions to use the server safely. Failure to follow these instructions may result in death or serious personal injury. See pages 1-3 to 1-8 for details.

  • Page 239: Cleaning The Server, Cleaning The Keyboard/mouse

    Maintenance 7-3 Cleaning the Server For daily cleaning, wipe the external surfaces of the server with a dry soft cloth. Follow the procedure below if stains remain on the surfaces: IMPORTANT: To avoid altering the material and color of the server, do not use volatile solvents such as thinner and benzene to clean the server.

  • Page 240: Cleaning Disc

    7-4 Maintenance Cleaning Disc A dusty disc or dust-accumulated tray causes the device to fail to read data correctly. Follow the procedure below to clean the tray and disc regularly: Make sure that the server is powered (the POWER/SLEEP LED is lit). Press the CD tray Open/Close button on the front of the optical disk drive.

  • Page 241: System Diagnostics, Test Items

    Maintenance 7-5 SYSTEM DIAGNOSTICS The System Diagnostics runs several tests on the server. Select [Tool menu] - [Test and diagnostics] in the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER to diagnose the system. Test Items The following items are tested in system diagnostics. Memory CPU cache memory...

  • Page 242: Startup And Exit Of System Diagnostics

    Disconnect all the LAN cables from the server. Plug the power cord and power on the server. Use the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD to start the system. Select [Tool menu (Normal mode)] when local console of the server is used for, or select [Tool menu (Redirection mode)] when remote console is used for.

  • Page 243

    Maintenance 7-7 Select [Test and diagnostics]. Select [End-User Mode] and the system diagnostics starts. The diagnostics will be completed in approximately three minutes. When the diagnostics is completed, the screen of the display changes as shown below: Diagnostics tool title Test window title TeDoLi (TEst &...

  • Page 244

    Select <Reboot> in the [Enduser Menu] above. The server restarts and the system is started from the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER. Exit the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER, and remove the DVD from the optical disk drive. Power off the server and unplug the power cord from the receptacle.

  • Page 245: Relocating/storing The Server

    Maintenance 7-9 RELOCATING/STORING THE SERVER Follow the procedure below to relocate or store the server: CAUTION Observe the following instructions to use the server safely. Failure to follow these instructions may cause a fire, personal injury, or property damage. See pages 1-3 to 1-8 for details.

  • Page 246

    7-10 Maintenance (This page is intentionally left blank.)

  • Page 247: Chapter 8 Troubleshooting

    Chapter 8 Troubleshooting If your server does not operate as expected, read this chapter before assuming a failure. NOTE: For provision against an unexpected failure, it is recommended to install NEC ESMPRO to your computer.

  • Page 248: System Viewers

    SYSTEM VIEWERS Monitor the occurrence of fault by NEC ESMPRO during the system operation. Especially take note on whether any alert is reported to NEC ESMPRO Manager on the language PC. Check whether any alert is reported on NEC ESMPRO Manager.

  • Page 249: Lamps

    Troubleshooting 8-3 LAMPS The following describes lamps on the server and their indications. See Chapter 2 for each location. Access lamp LINK/ACT lamp POWER/SLEEP lamp Disk access lamp 1000/100/10 lamp FRONT REAR...

  • Page 250: Power/sleep Lamp, Disk Access Lamp, Access Lamp, Link/act Lamp, Lamp

    8-4 Troubleshooting POWER/SLEEP Lamp The green POWER/SLEEP lamp lights to indicate normal operation while the server is powered. When the server is off-powered, the POWER/SLEEP lamp stays unlit. The POWER/SLEEP lamp indicates that the server is running in the power-saving mode (sleep mode).

  • Page 251: Error Messages, Error Messages After Power-on

    Troubleshooting 8-5 ERROR MESSAGES If an error occurs in the server, an error message appears on the display unit connected to the server. Error Messages after Power-on Powering on the server automatically starts the self-diagnostic program, POST (Power On Self-Test). When the POST detects any error, it displays an error message and its measure on the display unit.

  • Page 252: Post Error Messages

    8-6 Troubleshooting POST Error Messages When POST detects an error, it displays an error message on the display unit screen. The following table lists error codes, error messages, and actions to take. IMPORTANT: Take a note on the messages displayed before consulting with your service representative.

  • Page 253: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting 8-7 Error Error message Recommended Action code 0615 Com B configuration changed Check if COM B is properly configured. 0616 Com B config. error - device disabled 0B00 WDT timeout occurred at previous Reboot (reset) the server. If the server starts boot in POST.

  • Page 254: Beep Codes

    8-8 Troubleshooting Beep Codes If an error occurs during the POST, the server beeps, indicating the type of error. Each number indicates the number of short beeps, and a hyphen indicates a pause. For example, the beep interval 1-3-1-1 indicates 1 beep, pause, 3 beeps, pause, 1 beep, pause, and 1 beep notifying that the DRAM refresh test error occurred.

  • Page 255: Dmi Event Log

    Troubleshooting 8-9 DMI Event Log In the BIOS setup Server menu, select "DMI Event Logging”, select [Enter], which is next to View DMI event log, and then press Enter. The DMI event log saved in the system can be displayed.   ...

  • Page 256

    8-10 Troubleshooting DMI Event Log Messages Log info Log info2 Description Recommended action Error Info: A correctable error Memory Restart the equipment, and then run the 0100 occurred for DIMM #1. Correctable BIOS SETUP utility. Check the DIMM status Error Info: A correctable error (DIMM Group #1 to #4 Status) displayed in...

  • Page 257: Solving Problems, Problems With Nec Express Server

    If the server still fails to operate successfully after solving your problem, take a note on the on-screen message and contact your service representative. Problems with NEC Express Server No screen display appears and beep occurs. Is the DIMM board installed securely? →...

  • Page 258

    8-12 Troubleshooting POST fails to complete: Is the DIMM board installed? → Check the installation location of DIMMs (see Chapter 9). Is the memory size large? → The memory check may take a few seconds if the memory size is large. Wait for a while.

  • Page 259

    Troubleshooting 8-13 The keyboard or mouse fails to operate: Is the cable properly connected? → Make sure that the cable is connected to the correct connector on the rear of the server. → The keyboard or mouse does not operate if it is connected when the server is powered (not applicable to USB devices).

  • Page 260

    (Refer to the documentation supplied with the RAID Controller.) Is the hard disk drive applicable to the server? → Operation of any device that is not authorized by NEC is not guaranteed. Is the hard disk drive properly installed? → See Chapter 9.

  • Page 261

    Fail to access the (internal or external) SCSI devices: Is the SCSI device applicable to the server? → Operation of any SCSI device that is not authorized by NEC is not guaranteed. Is the cable connection changed? → See Chapter 10 for cable connection.

  • Page 262

    8-16 Troubleshooting Event logs in using Intel Network adapter teaming Event Type: Warning Event Source: iANSMiniport Event Category: None Event ID: Description: Adapter link down:Intel(R) ---- Event Type: Warning Event Source: iANSMiniport Event Category: None Event ID: Description: Intel(R) ---- has been deactivated from the team. Event Type: Warning Event Source:...

  • Page 263: Problems With Windows

    Troubleshooting 8-17 Problems with Windows The following warnings are logged when you start Windows Server 2008 R2/Windows Server 2008: Event ID: Source: e1qexpress Level: Warning Description: Intel(R) 82574L Gigabit Dual Port Server Network ... Network link has been disconnected. → If the above event is logged when you start the system, this event does not affect system operation.

  • Page 264

    8-18 Troubleshooting The following application event is logged when Windows Server 2008 R2 is installed: Event ID: 1534 Source: Microsoft-Windows-User Profiles Service Level: Warning Description: Profile notification of event Create for component {56EA1054-1959-467f-BE3B-A2A787C4B6EA} failed, error code is The revision level is unknown. →...

  • Page 265

    Troubleshooting 8-19 The following warnings are logged to application event log when I import a transportable shadow-copy to another server that has a floppy disk drive while operating Windows Server 2008 R2: Event ID: 12289 Source: Level: Error Description: Volume shadow copy service error: unexpected error DeviceIoControl (\\? # 6 \usbstor#sfloppy &ven_teac&prod_fd-05pub &rev_3000 &...

  • Page 266

    8-20 Troubleshooting Event ID: 15016 Source: Microsoft-Windows-Http Level: Error Description: Unable to initialize the security package Kerberos for server side authentication. The data field contains the error number. → These events do not affect system operation. Ignore these messages. The following application events are logged when Windows Server 2008 is installed. Event ID: Source: Microsoft-Windows-WMI...

  • Page 267

    Troubleshooting 8-21 The following system event is logged when Windows Server 2008 is installed. Event ID: Source: VDS Dynamic Provider Description: The provider failed while storing notifications from the driver. The Virtual Disk Service should be restarted. hr=80042505 → Go to the Microsoft website: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948275/en-us/ The following application events are logged when Windows Server 2008 is installed.

  • Page 268

    → If you use "Hardware Management" which is provided by Windows Server 2003 R2, above-shown event log will be registered. For more details, refer to "Enabling Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Hardware Management" on the following site. [NEC Express5800 Web Site] http://www.nec.com/global/prod/express/download/W2K3_R2/index.html...

  • Page 269

    → Take out the floppy disk and restart the server. Is the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD in the optical disk drive? → Take out the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD and restart the server. Is the OS broken? → Use recovery process to recover the system.

  • Page 270

    Did you update the system? → Installing a network drive after installation of the OS may cause unstable operation. Use the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD to update the system. (See Chapter 6.) The system does not restart automatically when a stop error occurs, though the system is adjusted to automatically restarting: →...

  • Page 271

    Troubleshooting 8-25 The Telnet Service is not installed. → Adjust the computer name to 14 characters or less, and then install the Telnet Service according to <How to install the Telnet Service>. <How to install the Telnet Service> Click [Run] on Start menu. Type "tlntsvr /service"...

  • Page 272

    8-26 Troubleshooting Fail to restart the system with the message means "pci.sys missing or corrupt" after you executed "Updating the System" process to Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition or Windows Server 2003: During the application of the ChipSet driver by "Updating the System" process, the driver for the USB device may be deleted.

  • Page 273: Problems With Nec Expressbuilder

    Troubleshooting 8-27 Problems with NEC EXPRESSBUILDER When the server is not booted from the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD, check the following: Did you set the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER during POST and restart the server? → If you do not set the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER during POST and restart the server, an error message will appear or the OS will boot.

  • Page 274: Problems With Express Setup

    8-28 Troubleshooting Problems with Express Setup Specified to join the Domain, but the system is installed as Workgroup. → When the setup fails to join the Domain during the installation, it will install the system as Workgroup. Open [System] in Control Panel to specify joining the Domain. Unable to specify the details of Network adapter.

  • Page 275: Problems With Parameter File Creator

    Troubleshooting 8-29 When IIS is installed with Windows Server 2008 by Express Setup, following feature is installed. Windows Process Activation Service – Process Model – Configuration APIs Remote Server Administration Tool – Role Administration Tools – Web Server (IIS) Tools →...

  • Page 276: Problems With Raid System Configuration

    8-30 Troubleshooting Problems with RAID System Configuration Check the following if the server configuring a RAID System does not operate properly or a utility does not operate correctly. If a relevant item is found, follow the processing method. Fail to install the OS: Is the RAID Controller configured? →...

  • Page 277

    Troubleshooting 8-31 A hard disk drive fails: → Contact your service representative. Physical device is not correctly displayed on Universal RAID Utility → If you use LSI Embedded MegaRAID™, a part of information on a physical device is not correctly displayed on Universal RAID Utility. It is no problem.

  • Page 278: Problems With Windows Autorun Menu

    8-32 Troubleshooting Problems with Windows Autorun Menu Cannot read online document: Do you have Adobe Reader installed correctly in your system? → Some online documents are supplied with PDF format. To read the document of PDF format, Adobe Reader is required in your system. Is the operating system Windows XP SP2? →...

  • Page 279: Others

    Troubleshooting 8-33 Others The HyperTerminal screen on serial console scrolls automatically: → To use the Windows HyperTerminal Emulation program on serial console, setup as shown below is required. <Example: On Windows XP> 1. From the menu bar of HyperTerminal, select [File] - [Properties]. 2.

  • Page 280: Collecting Event Log, Collect Configuration Information

    8-34 Troubleshooting Collecting Event Log This section describes on how to collect the log of various events that occurred on the server. IMPORTANT: If STOP error, system error, or stall occurred, follow the procedure below after restarting the system. Click [Management Tool] → [Event Viewer] from the Control Panel. Select the type of the log to collect.

  • Page 281: Collecting Dr. Watson Diagnostic Information, Memory Dump

    Troubleshooting 8-35 Collecting Dr. Watson Diagnostic Information Dr. Watson collects diagnostic information related to application errors. The location to save the information can be specified as you like. For more information, see Chapter 5. Memory Dump If an error occurs, the dump file should be saved to acquire necessary information. If you saved the dump to DAT, write down that it is saved as "NTBackup"...

  • Page 282: Recovery For Windows System

    8-36 Troubleshooting RECOVERY FOR Windows SYSTEM If any file necessary for running the OS is damaged, use the following procedures to recover the system. IMPORTANT: After recovering the system, see "Updating the System" in Chapter 5 and be sure to update the system. Also, you need to update all the drivers after the system update.

  • Page 283: Maintenance Tools, Starting Maintenance Tools

    The Maintenance Tools is started according to the following procedure. Turn on peripheral devices and the server in this order. Insert the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD supplied with your server into the optical disk drive of your server. Press Ctrl, Alt, and Delete to reboot the server from the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER.

  • Page 284

    8-38 Troubleshooting When a local console is used, "Tool menu (Normal mode)" is selected. Moreover, "Tool menu (Redirection mode)" is selected when using it with remote console. IMPORTANT: An initial selection of the menu is "Japanese". "Japanese" starts by the automatic operation when the operation is not done for five seconds after the Language Selection menu is displayed.

  • Page 285

    Troubleshooting 8-39 When you use a remote console Each tool is selected, and it starts.

  • Page 286: Function Of Maintenance Tools

    The Off-line Maintenance Utility is started in Maintenance Utility. The Off-line Maintenance Utility is an OS-independent maintenance program. When you are unable to start the OS-dependent NEC ESMPRO to troubleshoot a problem, the Off-line Maintenance Utility can be used. IMPORTANT: The Off-line Maintenance Utility is intended for use of your service representative.

  • Page 287

    BIOS/FW Updating This menu allows you to update the software module such as BIOS and firmware of the server by using the update disk (3.5-inch floppy disk) that is distributed from NEC customer service representative. After rebooting the system, an update program is started automatically from floppy disk, and the various BIOS and firmware programs are updated.

  • Page 288: Resetting The Server

    8-42 Troubleshooting RESETTING THE SERVER If the server halts before starting the OS, press and hold Ctrl and Alt and press Delete. This restarts the server. Pressing the RESET switch on the front panel reboots the server. IMPORTANT: Resetting the server clears the DIMM memory and the data in process.

  • Page 289: Forced Shutdown

    Troubleshooting 8-43 FORCED SHUTDOWN Use this function when an OS command does not shutdown the server, the POWER/SLEEP switch does not turn off the server, or RESET button does not work. Press and hold the POWER/SLEEP switch on the server for at least four seconds. The power is forcibly turned off.

  • Page 290

    8-44 Troubleshooting (This page is intentionally left blank.)

  • Page 291: Chapter 9 Upgrading Your Server

    Use the options and cables approved by NEC. You will be charged by any repair of a malfunction, fault, or defect occurring in a server in which one or more component not approved by NEC are used.

  • Page 292

    9-2 Upgrading Your Server SAFETY NOTES Observe the following notes to install or remove optional devices safely and properly. WARNING Observe the following instructions to use the server safely. Failure to follow these instructions may result in death or serious personal injury. See pages 1-3 to 1-8 for details.

  • Page 293: Static Precautions

    Upgrading Your Server 9-3 STATIC PRECAUTIONS An electrostatic discharge (ESD) can damage disk drives, option boards, and other components. Electronic device can be easily damaged by static electricity. To prevent damage, observe the following information. Wear a wrist strap (an arm belt or anti-static glove). Wear a wrist strap on your wrist.

  • Page 294: Preparing For Installation And Removal

    9-4 Upgrading Your Server PREPARING FOR INSTALLATION AND REMOVAL Prepare the installation or removal of a component depending on the following procedure: Shut down the OS. Or, press the POWER/SLEEP switch to turn off the power of the server. (The POWER/SLEEP lamp goes off.) POWER/SLEEP switch POWER/SLEEP lamp...

  • Page 295: Installation Or Removal Procedure, Side Cover

    Upgrading Your Server 9-5 INSTALLATION OR REMOVAL PROCEDURE Install or remove a component from the server in the following procedure. Side Cover The side cover should be removed to access to built-in devices and/or mother board in the server. Removal Remove the side cover in the following procedure.

  • Page 296

    9-6 Upgrading Your Server Loosen the two screws. Hold the side cover securely to remove it.

  • Page 297

    Upgrading Your Server 9-7 Slowly and gently lay down the server so that its right side faces the floor.

  • Page 298: Upgrading Your Server

    9-8 Upgrading Your Server Installation The side cover can be installed in the reverse procedure of the removal. Make sure that the hooks on the side cover are inserted into the frames and holes of the server securely. IMPORTANT: After one or more optional devices are installed or removed completely, install the removed side cover securely.

  • Page 299: Front Bezel

    Upgrading Your Server 9-9 Front Bezel The front bezel must be removed to install or remove the 5.25-inch device and hard disk drive cage. Removal Follow the procedure below to remove the front bezel. See the section "Preparing for Installation and Removal" described earlier to prepare. Remove the side cover as described earlier in this chapter.

  • Page 300

    9-10 Upgrading Your Server Remove the front bezel to the left to release the tabs on the front bezel from the server. Installation The front bezel can be installed in the reverse order of the removal. Insert the three tabs at the right end of the front bezel into the holes on the front of the server, press the left end of the front bezel to the server, and lock the mask with the release tabs.

  • Page 301: Inch Hard Disk Drive

    IMPORTANT: Do not use any hard disk drive that is not authorized by NEC. Installing a third-party hard drive may cause a failure in the server as well as the hard disk drive. Repair of any failure or damage in the server caused by such a hard disk drive will be charged.

  • Page 302

    9-12 Upgrading Your Server Installation Follow the procedure as described below to install 3.5-inch hard disk drives. Configure the operation mode of hard disk drives according to the manual supplied with the hard disk drive. Hard disk drive Cage to Install Serial ATA connector on mother board First hard disk drive Slot 0...

  • Page 303

    Upgrading Your Server 9-13 Remove the four screws securing the hard disk drive cage. Remove the 3.5-inch hard disk drive cage. IMPORTANT: Be careful not to have the hard disk drive cage hit on any components on the mother board. Be careful not to get the hard disk drive cage caught in internal cables.

  • Page 304

    9-14 Upgrading Your Server Place the hard disk drive cage on the anti-static table carefully. Hold the hard disk drive with the connector side facing toward you and the board side facing downward and then insert the hard disk drive into the slot slowly and gently. IMPORTANT: Use the screws ("screw set 504") provided with the server to secure it.

  • Page 305

    Upgrading Your Server 9-15 Align the guide on the support bracket then, insert the hard disk drive cage into the server carefully. IMPORTANT: Be careful not to make the hard disk drive cage hit on any components on the mother board. When inserting the cage, be careful not to have the hard disk drive damage the cables.

  • Page 306

    9-16 Upgrading Your Server Connect the interface cable and power cable to the hard disk drive. Connect cables removed in step 4. NOTE: Use the red cables for even-numbered ports, and blue cables for odd-numbered ports. Assemble the server. Run BIOS SETUP utility and check to see that the hard disk drive is correctly recognized. See Chapter 4 for details.

  • Page 307

    Upgrading Your Server 9-17 Removal Follow the procedure as described below to remove 3.5-inch hard disk drives. IMPORTANT: About data on the hard disk drive Be sure to take appropriate measures not to leak important data (e.g., customers' information or companies' management information) on the removed hard disk drive to any third parties.

  • Page 308: Inch Hard Disk Drive Cage (option)

    (Solid State Drive). IMPORTANT: Do not use any hard disk drive or SSD that is not authorized by NEC. Installing a third-party drives may cause a failure in the server as well as the drives. Repair of any failure or damage in the server caused by such drives will be charged.

  • Page 309

    Upgrading Your Server 9-19 Installation Follow the procedure as described below to install 2.5-inch hard disk drive cage. Configure the operation mode of hard disk drives according to the manual supplied with the hard disk drive. <When using the SATA hard disk drive> Hard disk drive Cage to Install Serial ATA connector on mother board...

  • Page 310

    9-20 Upgrading Your Server See the section "Preparing for Installation and Removal" described earlier to prepare. Remove the side cover and front bezel. Remove the 3.5-inch hard disk drive cage. See the installation procedure of 3.5-inch hard disk drive cage described earlier in this chapter, perform the reverse to remove the cage.

  • Page 311

    Upgrading Your Server 9-21 Hold the 2.5-inch hard disk drive with the connector side facing toward you and the board side facing downward and then insert the hard disk drive into the slot slowly and gently. IMPORTANT: Use the screws provided with the hard disk drive. If not, use the screws provided with the server to secure it.

  • Page 312

    9-22 Upgrading Your Server IMPORTANT: Be careful not to make the hard disk drive cage hit on any components on the mother board. When inserting the cage, be careful not to have the hard disk drive damage the cables. Secure the hard disk drive cage with the four screws removed in step 5. Connect the interface cable and power cable to the hard disk drive.

  • Page 313: Use Of Internal Hard Disk Drives In The Raid System

    Upgrading Your Server 9-23 Use of Internal Hard Disk Drives in the RAID System This section describes how to use hard disk drives installed in the cage in the RAID System. IMPORTANT: Making hard disk drives in the RAID System or changing the RAID level initializes hard disk drives.

  • Page 314

    9-24 Upgrading Your Server The hard disk drive slot number (SLT) that is displayed on the Windows System Event Log or RAID system management utility screen differs depending on the RAID controller. The correspondence between the position of each hard disk drive and its slot number (SLT) is shown below.

  • Page 315

    Upgrading Your Server 9-25 Slot position in server unit...

  • Page 316

    9-26 Upgrading Your Server Onboard RAID Controller (LSI Embedded MegaRAID™) RAID Controller is factory embedded in your mother board. Setting RAID configuration jumper switch allows internal hard disk drives to be recognized as RAID drives. Use LSI Software RAID Configuration Utility to configure the RAID System. See Chapter 4 for details.

  • Page 317

    You can start the utility during execution of POST that automatically starts immediately after you turn on the POWER/SLEEP switch. For details, see the online document in the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD provided with the server. For details on the data transfer rate, RAID, and RAID System configuration, see the manual provided with the RAID Controller as well as the online document.

  • Page 318: Additional Battery For Optional Raid Controller

    9-28 Upgrading Your Server Additional Battery for Optional RAID Controller When installing a RAID controller (N8103-109/116A/117A), be sure to use the optional additional battery to avoid losing data in the unexpected event of a power cut or other serious failure. The battery to be used differs depending on the RAID controller as follows: When using an N8103-116A/117A RAID controller: •...

  • Page 319

    Upgrading Your Server 9-29 Remove the anchor plate attached to the bottom of the hard disk drive cage. Remove the screw. Slide out the plate in the direction shown. Remove the three screws that attach the battery pack to the bracket and attach the battery pack to the plate removed in step 4.

  • Page 320

    9-30 Upgrading Your Server Connect the battery control cable to the battery pack. Make sure that the cable is inserted firmly and straight into the connector. Do not wriggle the cable head while inserting it. Correct connection Connect the cable to the connector aligning the markings on each. Markings IMPORTANT: Do not apply excessive force to the section of the battery cover indicated in the picture below when attaching it to and...

  • Page 321

    Upgrading Your Server 9-31 Attach the battery unit to the server using the screw removed in step 4. Attach the other end of the battery control cable to the connector board on the RAID controller. Make sure that the cable is inserted firmly and straight into the connector. Do not wriggle the cable head while inserting it.

  • Page 322

    9-32 Upgrading Your Server Insert the RAID controller board into the slot on the motherboard. Reattach the parts of the server removed at the start. Removing the battery Remove the battery unit by reversing the above procedure.

  • Page 323

    Upgrading Your Server 9-33 Attaching and removing the N8103-125 additional battery Attaching the battery Attach the connector board and battery control cable supplied with the N8103-125 additional battery to the RAID controller. Refer to the user's guide supplied with the additional battery for how to attach the connector board and cable to the RAID controller.

  • Page 324

    9-34 Upgrading Your Server Connect the remote battery control cable to the battery pack. Turn the battery pack over so that the plate is on the top. The blue wire is on the left. No dot on the top Attach the battery unit to the server using the screw removed in step 4.

  • Page 325

    Upgrading Your Server 9-35 Insert the RAID controller board into the slot on the motherboard. Reattach the parts of the server removed at the start. Removing the battery Remove the battery unit by reversing the above procedure.

  • Page 326: Pci Board

    9-36 Upgrading Your Server PCI Board The server is equipped with five slots for installing PCI boards. IMPORTANT: Any PCI board is easily affected by static electricity. Make sure to wear the wrist strap (an arm belt or anti-static glove), and discharge static electricity from your body before handling the PCI board.

  • Page 327

    Upgrading Your Server 9-37 Slots to install the PCI board Product name PCI #1 PCI #2 PCI #3 PCI #4 32-bit/ PCI slot capability(*3) x16 lane x4 lane x2 lane 33MHz N code Remarks Slot size Full-height PCI board type socket socket socket...

  • Page 328

    9-38 Upgrading Your Server The card capability enclosed in parentheses after each product name indicates the maximum operating capability of the card itself. Even if the operating capability of a PCI card exceeds that of the PCI slot, the card operates at the slot capability.

  • Page 329

    Upgrading Your Server 9-39 Installation Install the board to be connected to the PCI board slot depending on the following procedure. Refer to the manual provided with the board. Before the installation, set the switches and jumpers on the installed board appropriately referring to the manual provided with the board, if necessary.

  • Page 330

    9-40 Upgrading Your Server Make the component side of the board face the bottom of the server, put the rear panel of the board on the frame spring securely, and push the board fully so that the board connection port is certainly connected to the slot. For a long-sized board, align the board with the groove of the guide rail on the front of the server and then connect the board to the slot.

  • Page 331

    Upgrading Your Server 9-41 Close the PCI retention springs. A click occurs to lock the tabs. Assemble the server. Turn on the power of the server. Make sure that no error message appears in the POST. If an error message appears, write down the message and contact your maintenance service representative for the maintenance.

  • Page 332

    9-42 Upgrading Your Server Setting after installation Depending on the type of the installed board, some settings of the server must be modified by using the proper utility (such as the BIOS Setup Utility or the setup utility installed in the board) after the installation.

  • Page 333: Installation Of N8117-01a Rs-232c Connector Kit

    Upgrading Your Server 9-43 Installation of N8117-01A RS-232C Connector Kit The shipping carton contains the following components. Item No. Name Specification No. Q'ty Remarks RS-232C Connector Kit 856-125671-002 Handling Guide RS-232C cable (A) 804-063264-020 RS-232C cable (B) 804-062746-820 PCI bracket (1) 243-112122-001 Attached to the cable PCI bracket (2)

  • Page 334

    9-44 Upgrading Your Server Install the bracket securely by making sure that the end of the bracket is inserted into the frame guide of the server. Route the cable so that it does not interfere with the other PCI board, and connect the cable to the internal COM connector on mother board.

  • Page 335: Dimm

    DIMM on a non-anti-static desk directly. See "Static Precautions" for details of the static electricity. Do not use any DIMM not approved by NEC. If an unapproved third party's DIMM is installed in the server, not only the DIMM but also the server itself may be defected.

  • Page 336: Maximum Memory Capacity

    9-46 Upgrading Your Server Maximum Memory Capacity The available memory capacity depends on the basic architecture of the server (x86 architecture) and specifications of supported operating systems. Memory hole – The x86 architecture (IA-32) adopts Memory Mapped I/O method which reserves the fixed memory area (memory hole) for controlling various I/O devices (e.g., onboard device and PCI devices).

  • Page 337

    Upgrading Your Server 9-47 Maximum memory capacity by supported OS Maximum Maximum memory capacity Supported OS memory capacity supported by the server supported by OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008, When using HW-DEP feature Standard Edition (factory default): 4GB When not using HW-DEP feature: Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Approx.

  • Page 338

    9-48 Upgrading Your Server Installation Install a DIMM in the following procedure. See the section "Preparing for Installation and Removal" described earlier to prepare. Remove the side cover as described earlier in this chapter. Firmly hold the server with your both hands so that its left side faces upward, and bring it down slowly and gently.

  • Page 339

    Remove the DIMM depending on the following procedure. NOTES: To remove the defected DIMM, check the error message appearing in POST or NEC ESMPRO to identify the DIMM socket (group) in which the defected DIMM is installed. The server needs at least one DIMM installed to operate.

  • Page 340: File Device

    9-50 Upgrading Your Server File Device The server has two 5.25-inch device slots on which backup devices including DVD-RAM, MO, and magnetic tape drives are installed (the factory installed optical disk drive occupies the bottom slot). NOTE: According to the installed device, the optional controller board and internal cable are required.

  • Page 341: Inch Device

    Upgrading Your Server 9-51 5.25-inch Device Installation Install a file device in the following procedure. This section describes how to install an optional SCSI device, for an example: Provide the proper setting for the device. See the table below for the settings of the devices which can be installed in the device bay. Device Settings SCSI device...

  • Page 342

    9-52 Upgrading Your Server Remove the two dedicated screws attached to the front of the server.

  • Page 343

    Upgrading Your Server 9-53 Fasten the two screws removed in step 5 to the right side of the device file. Dedicated screws NOTE: When installing the N8151-59/76/90/101/102, insert the device plates supplied with the server on the right side of the device and attach the device to the server using the supplied screws.

  • Page 344

    9-54 Upgrading Your Server Insert a file device into the file bay. Align the screw holes on the device with those on the file bay and secure the device by using the two screws provided with the servver. Screw Set 504 Connect the interface and power cables to the 5.25-inch device.

  • Page 345

    Upgrading Your Server 9-55 Install the device driver for the installed device, if needed. Refer to the manual provided with the device for details. Removal The file device can be removed in the reverse order of the installation. If the device is removed but not installed again, install the EMI and dummy covers.

  • Page 346

    Optical Disk Drive You may replace the factory-installed optical disk drive with an optional DVD SuperMULTI drive. IMPORTANT: Be sure to use the DVD SuperMULTI drive authorized by NEC. Replacement Procedure Take the following steps to install the optional DVD SuperMULTI drive.

  • Page 347

    Upgrading Your Server 9-57 Remove the factory-installed optical disk drive. Remove the two dedicated screws securing the right side of the factory-installed optical disk drive. Mount the two dedicated screws removed in Step 4 to the right side of the optional DVD SuperMULTI drive.

  • Page 348

    9-58 Upgrading Your Server Insert the optional DVD SuperMULTI drive in the place from where the factory-installed optical disk drive was removed. Secure the optional DVD SuperMULTI drive with the screws removed in Step 4. Screw Set 504 Connect the interface and power cables removed in Step 3 to the optional DVD SuperMULTI drive.

  • Page 349: Chapter 10 Internal Cabling Diagrams

    Chapter 10 Internal Cabling Diagrams Internal cable connections of the server are shown below. NOTE: See Chapter 2 for detail connector locations on the motherboard.

  • Page 350: Interface Cables, Addition Of Hard Disk Drive

    10-2 Internal Cabling Diagrams INTERFACE CABLES This section describes the connections of the interface cables. Addition of Hard Disk Drive The connection required when a hard disk drive is added is described below. Installation of SATA Disks and SSDs Connected to On-board SATA Controller If the serial ATA (SATA) hard disk drives and SSDs are added, connect the cables as shown in the figure below.

  • Page 351

    Internal Cabling Diagrams 10-3 If two or more SATA hard disk drives are connected, you can configure a RAID System by using the RAID Controller on the motherboard.

  • Page 352

    10-4 Internal Cabling Diagrams When a SAS Hard Disk Drive, SATA Hard Disk Drive, or Solid State Drive is Connected to the RAID Controller If any drive is connected to the RAID Controller, you need the dedicated interface cable for connection.

  • Page 353: Internal Cabling Diagrams

    Internal Cabling Diagrams 10-5 connector on the mother board and the optional RAID Controller. To mother board LED cable To optional RAID Controller LED connector Mother board Black RAID Controller N8103-116A/117A RAID Controller N8103-109...

  • Page 354: Connection Of 5.25-inch Device

    10-6 Internal Cabling Diagrams Connection of 5.25-inch Device The 5.25-inch device bay can be equipped with a SCSI device, an IDE device, or a USB device (using internal connector). Installation of SCSI Device The SCSI controller and the SCSI cable (K410-160(00)) used for the connection is sold separately. If the SCSI cable (K410-160(00)) sold separately has the connector for terminating the SCSI connection, make the termination setting of the 5.25-inch device invalid.

  • Page 355

    Internal Cabling Diagrams 10-7 Installation of SAS Device The SAS controller and the SAS cable used for the connection are sold separately. Power 5.25-inch Unit device bay Optical disk drive Mother board SAS Controller SAS cable SATA cable for optical disk drive...

  • Page 356

    10-8 Internal Cabling Diagrams Installation of USB Device (Internal Connector) Use the K410-209(00) internal USB cable. (dedicated for this server). Do not use the USB cable that comes with the device. Power Unit 5.25-inch device bay Optical disk drive Mother board USB Connector (USB10_11) SATA cable for optical disk drive...

  • Page 357: Power Cables, Onboard Sata Hdd

    Internal Cabling Diagrams 10-9 POWER CABLES An example of the power cable connection is shown in the figure below. The server only uses the power cables shown here. Onboard SATA HDD Power 5.25-inch device bay Unit Optical disk drive 4th hard disk drive Mother board 3rd hard disk drive 2nd hard disk drive...

  • Page 358: With Optional Raid Controller Installed

    10-10 Internal Cabling Diagrams With Optional RAID Controller Installed Power 5.25-inch device bay Unit Optical disk drive 4th hard disk drive 3rd hard disk drive RAID Controller (N8103-109/116A/117A) 2nd hard disk drive 1st hard disk drive Mother board Power cable Internal SAS cable K410-220(00) or K410-221(00) (power unit side) Power cable...

  • Page 359: Appendix A Specifications

    Appendix A Specifications NEC Express5800/GT110b Item N8100-1592F N8100-1593F N8100-1594F Type Intel® Celeron® Intel® Pentium® Intel® Xeon® Processor G1101 Processor G6950 Processor X3430 Clock / Cache 2.26GHz/2MB 2.8GHz/3MB 2.4GHz/8MB Number of processors Maximum Chipset Intel® 3420 (Intel® QuickPath Interconnect @25.6GB/s )

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  • Page 361: Appendix B Other Precautions, Transfer Rate Of The On-board Lan Controller, Server Management Software

    HUB. Server Management Software The NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD that comes with the server contains the NEC ESMPRO utility. NEC recommends that you should install the NEC ESMPRO for effective use of the reliability enhancement features of the server. Floppy Disk The following describes use of the floppy disk.

  • Page 362

    B-2 Other Precautions Notes on use The floppy disk is an important data storage media with delicate structure and requires care. Keep the following notes in mind to use it: Insert the floppy disk into the floppy disk drive gently as far as it goes. Attach the label to the correct position.

  • Page 363

    The floppy disk is a very delicate storage media. Dust or thermal changes, as well as operator's misconduct or sever failures, may cause loss of data. To avoid loss of data, NEC recommends that you should make a back-up copy of your valuable data on a regular...

  • Page 364: Dvd/cd-rom, Tape Media

    Three-generation data management NEC recommends that you should employ three-generation data management for data storage. Three-generation data management uses three cartridge tapes: A, B, and C. You save data to tape A on the first day, tape B on the second day, tape C on the third day, tape A on the forth day, and so on.

  • Page 365: Keyboard

    Other Precautions B-5 Keyboard The keyboard is a device to instruct you computer by entering alphanumeric characters or symbols. IMPORTANT: Do not pour any liquid such as water or put anything into the keyboard. Doing so may cause a failure of the keyboard. The keyboard provided with the server is designed for adjustment of an angle.

  • Page 366: Mouse

    B-6 Other Precautions Mouse Like the keyboard, the mouse is a device to instruct your computer. Many OS's and application software require the mouse for operation. NOTE: Functions assigned to the mouse buttons vary depending on the software. For details, refer to the manual provided with the software.

  • Page 367: Appendix C Irq

    Appendix C The factory-set interrupt requests are listed below. Find an appropriate one to install an optional device. Peripheral Device (Controller) System timer Keyboard Cascade connection COM2 serial port COM1 serial port Floppy disk Parallel port Real-time clock Microsoft ACPI Compliant System Mouse Numeric processor Primary IDE channel...

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  • Page 369: Appendix D Installing Windows Server 2008 R2, Notice, Optional Board Supported By Nec Expressbuilder

    NOTICE Read the following notes or information before installing the Windows Server 2008 R2. Optional Board Supported by NEC EXPRESSBUILDER The NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD attached to your server supports the following optional boards; NOTE: If you want to install the other boards by using a driver floppy disk ("OEM-Disk for Mass storage device"), except ones listed below,...

  • Page 370: Service Pack Which Expressbuilder Supports, Installing Service Pack, Updating System, Installing On The Mirrored Volume

    D-2 Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack Which EXPRESSBUILDER Supports The NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD attached to the server supports following combination of the OS installation media and Service Pack. Windows Server 2008 R2 – OS installation media (No Service Pack) Installing Service Pack You can install the Service Pack on the server.

  • Page 371: About The System Partition Size

    Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 D-3 About the System Partition Size The system partition size can be calculated from the following formula. When the system is Windows Server 2008 R2: Required partition size = size required to install OS + paging file size + dump file size + application size Size required to install OS = 8,000MB (Full Installation) = 3,500MB (Server Core Installation)

  • Page 372: Bitlocker

    D-4 Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 NOTE: When new partition is created, initial 100MB is assigned as boot partition by Windows OS. Example: If you make a partition of 40,960MB (40GB), usable space will be 40,960MB – 100MB = 40,860MB. The partition size required for a system with an installed memory size of 1GB(1,024MB) and a full installation of the operating system: 8,000MB + (1,024MB * 1.5) + (1,024MB + 300MB) + application size...

  • Page 373

    Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 D-5 Windows Server 2008 is not installed in the partition encrypted by BitLocker. For BitLocker, hotfix is provided by Microsoft. Before applying hotfix, check the information written by Microsoft carefully. For more information, visit http://support.microsoft.com/kb/975496/en-us.

  • Page 374: Installing Windows Server 2008 R2, Preparations For Installation

    It does not need, except for using Onboard RAID Controller (LSI Embedded MegaRAID™). NOTE: If you have already "Windows Server 2008 R2 OEM-Disk for EXPRESSBUILDER" for NEC Express5800 server in which you are going to install Windows Server 2008 R2, you do not need to create it again.

  • Page 375

    If you have only NEC Express5800 server to create Windows Server 2008 R2 OEM-Disk for EXPRESSBUILDER, use this procedure. If Windows Server 2008 R2 can be operated on NEC Express5800 Server, you can use the other procedure described later. Follow the steps below.

  • Page 376

    Prepare one Flash FDD or 3.5-inch floppy disk. Start the Operating System. Insert the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD into the optical disk drive of the server. The Menu will appear. Click [Create drive disk] and select [OEM-Disk for Windows Server 2008 R2].

  • Page 377: Windows Server 2008 R2 Clean Installation

    IMPORTANT: To install Windows Server 2008 R2, you may need to update BIOS. To check if your system needs a BIOS update, go to: http://www.nec.com/express/ Insert the Windows Server 2008 R2 DVD-ROM into your DVD-ROM drive. NOTE: When You use "Onboard RAID Controller (LSI Embedded MegaRAID™)", "Windows Server 2008 R2 OEM-Disk for...

  • Page 378

    D-10 Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 Select a language and other options from the drop-down lists, and then click [Next]. Click the [Install now ] button. The installation starts. – If the following message is displayed: Go to Step 6.

  • Page 379

    Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 D-11 – If the following message is not displayed: Go to Step 9. Load Driver A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing. If you have a driver for floppy disk, CD, DVD, or USB flash drive, please insert it now.

  • Page 380

    D-12 Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 Select the type of installation you want. [Custom (advanced)] is selected below. Select the disk where a partition will be created, and then click [Drive options (advanced)]. IMPORTANT: If the partition has already been created, go to step 15.

  • Page 381

    Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 D-13 Click [New], enter a partition size, and then click [Apply]. NOTE: When new partition is created, initial 100MB is assigned as boot partition by Windows OS. Select the partition created in step 13, and then click [Format]. Select the partition created, and then click [Next].

  • Page 382

    D-14 Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 When the following message appears, the installation starts automatically. After a full installation of Windows Server 2008 R2 is completed, the following dialog box will prompt you to set or change the password before you log on. Click [OK].

  • Page 383

    Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 D-15 Change the password, and then click the [ ] button. – If you have selected a full installation – If you have selected a Server Core installation NOTE: Administrator password that satisfy the next condition, are required.

  • Page 384

    D-16 Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 When the following message appears, click [OK] to log on. Log on to the system. The steps vary depending on the edition you selected in step 9. – If you have selected a full installation On the [Initial Configuration Tasks] window, enter user information.

  • Page 385

    Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 D-17 – If you have selected a Server Core installation At the command prompt, enter user information. NOTE: For more detailed procedure, see the "Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Step-By-Step Guide". After installations is completed, be sure to execute the tasks described in "Setup of Device Driver (Normally Install in Server)"...

  • Page 386: Procedure For License Authentication, Updating The System

    The setting of SNP function may affect the system performance, so refer to the attention of SNP detail in the following site before setting it. http://www.nec.com/global/prod/express/ Update the system in the situation below: CPU is expanded (expanded to single processor to multi-processor).

  • Page 387

    Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 D-19 Application Process of "Updating the System" "Updating the System" applies the drivers necessary for NEC Express5800 Series. Log on to the system using an administrator account. Insert the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD into the optical disk drive.

  • Page 388

    D-20 Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 Read the message, and then click [OK]. The update starts. NOTE: The following box appears during the update if you have deployed a full installation of Windows Server 2008. Wait until the update completes. When the following message appears, click [OK] to restart the system.

  • Page 389: Driver Installation And Advanced Settings, Lan Driver And Proset

    Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 D-21 DRIVER INSTALLATION AND ADVANCED SETTINGS This section describes on how to install and setup various standard drivers mounted on the device. For the information on installing and setting up the driver that is not described in this section, refer to the document attached to the driver.

  • Page 390: Optional Network Board Driver (n8104-121/125a/126), Network Driver

    D-22 Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 Network Driver Specify the details of network driver. Two standard network drivers that are mounted will be installed automatically, but the link speed and Duplex mode need to be specified manually. Open the [Device Manager] Double-click [(Network Adapter Name)] in the list.

  • Page 391

    Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 D-23 Setup Team Adapter Fault Tolerance (AFT) is a feature that creates a group containing more than one adapter and automatically converts the process of the working adapter to the other adapter in the group when any trouble occurred on that adapter.

  • Page 392

    D-24 Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 Select a team mode, and then click [Next]. IMPORTANT: Following team types are supported. Adapter Fault Tolerance Adaptive Load Balancing Static Link Aggregation Switch Fault Tolerance Click [Finish]. IMPORTANT : Teaming an adapter with standard network adapter and optional network adapter will cause the following message appear.

  • Page 393

    Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 D-25 Click [Setting] tab. Click [Remove Team] button. Click [Yes] to the message. Confirm [TEAM: "Team name"] adapter in not existing in [Network adapters] tree and reboot the system.

  • Page 394

    D-26 Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 Setting WOL Refer to the following procedure to enable WOL. Start Device Manager. Point to [Network adapters] and double click [Intel(R) 82547L Gigabit Network Connection] to open the adapter [Properties]. Click [Power Management] tab and change setting in [Wake On LAN] according to the following list.

  • Page 395: Installing Scsi Controller Driver (n8103-75/107), Graphics Accelerator Driver, Installing Sas Controller Driver (n8103-104a)

    Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 D-27 Graphics Accelerator Driver If you use standard graphics accelerator drivers, update your system with NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD attached to your system. Standard graphics accelerator drivers will be installed automatically. NOTE: <Windows Server 2008> The graphics accelerator driver is supported only on a server running a full installation.

  • Page 396: About Windows Activation

    D-28 Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 About Windows Activation Windows Server 2008 R2 must be activated before you can use Windows Server 2008 R2. Windows activation process is as follows. For a server running a full installation Select [Control Panel] and click [System and Security], then select [System]. IMPORTANT: If the following message appears, Windows has already been activated on your system.

  • Page 397

    Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 D-29 In the following screen, click [Change product key]. Type the product key shown on your COA label, and click [Next].

  • Page 398

    D-30 Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 Activate Windows. The Windows activation is complete.

  • Page 399

    Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 D-31 For a server running a Server Core installation At the command prompt, type slmgr –dli, and press Enter. IMPORTANT: If the following message appears, Windows has already been activated on your system. Click to exit. Type slmgr –ipk <PID>, and press Enter.

  • Page 400

    D-32 Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 Call the above number, inform the representative of the installation ID which you obtained in step 3, and receive a confirmation ID. At the command prompt, type slmgr –atp <CID>, and press Enter. * CID is the confirmation ID that you received from the call center. The Windows activation is complete.

  • Page 401: Appendix E Installing Windows Server 2008, Notice, Optional Board Supported By Nec Expressbuilder

    NOTICE Read the following notes or information before installing the Windows Server 2008. Optional Board Supported by NEC EXPRESSBUILDER The NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD attached to your server supports the following optional boards; NOTE: If you want to install the other boards by using a driver floppy disk ("OEM-Disk for Mass storage device"), except ones listed below,...

  • Page 402: Installing Service Pack, Service Pack Which Expressbuilder Supports, Updating System, Installing On The Mirrored Volume

    E-2 Installing Windows Server 2008 Service Pack Which EXPRESSBUILDER Supports The NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD attached to the server supports following combination of the OS installation media and Service Pack. Windows Server 2008 – OS installation media (with Service Pack 2) –...

  • Page 403

    Installing Windows Server 2008 E-3 About the System Partition Size The system partition size can be calculated from the following formula. When the system is Windows Server 2008 64-bit (x64) Edition: Required partition size = size required to install OS + paging file size + dump file size + application size Size required to install OS = 11,600MB (Full Installation) 12,300MB (Full Installation with Service Pack 2)

  • Page 404

    E-4 Installing Windows Server 2008 When the system is Windows Server 2008 32-bit (x86) Edition Required partition size = size required to install OS + paging file size + dump file size + application size Size required to install OS = 6,300MB (Full Installation) 9,300MB (Full Installation with Service Pack2) 9,400MB (Full Installation + Service Pack 2)

  • Page 405

    Installing Windows Server 2008 E-5 BitLocker If you use BitLocker, note the following: Before you install Windows Server 2008, create two partitions: – System partition for a loader – Boot partition for the operating system NOTE: For more information, see the following documentation in Microsoft TechNet.

  • Page 406: Installing Windows Server 2008, Preparations For Installation, Creating "windows Server 2008 Oem-disk For Expressbuilder"

    It does not need, except for using Onboard RAID Controller (LSI Embedded MegaRAID™). NOTE: If you have already "Windows Server 2008 OEM-Disk for EXPRESSBUILDER" for NEC Express5800 server in which you are going to install Windows Server 2008, you do not need to create it again.

  • Page 407

    If you have only NEC Express5800 server to create Windows Server 2008 OEM-Disk for EXPRESSBUILDER, use this procedure. If Windows Server 2008 can be operated on NEC Express5800 Server, you can use the other procedure described later. Follow the steps below.

  • Page 408

    Prepare one Flash FDD or 3.5-inch floppy disk. Start the Operating System. Insert the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD into the optical disk drive of the server. The Menu will appear. Connect the Flash FDD or insert the floppy disk into the floppy disk drive.

  • Page 409: Windows Server 2008 Clean Installation

    IMPORTANT: To install Windows Server 2008, you may need to update BIOS. To check if your system needs a BIOS update, go to: http://www.nec.com/express/ Insert the Windows Server 2008 DVD-ROM into your DVD-ROM drive. Restart the system. To restart the system, press Ctrl + Alt + Del or turn off the system once, and then turn it on again.

  • Page 410

    E-10 Installing Windows Server 2008 Click the [Install now ] button. The installation starts. – If the following message is displayed: Go to Step 6. – If the following message is not displayed: Go to Step 9. Load Driver A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing. If you have a driver for floppy disk, CD, DVD, or USB flash drive, please insert it now.

  • Page 411

    Installing Windows Server 2008 E-11 [Browse for Folder] window is displayed: <Windows Server 2008 64-bit (x64) Edition> Select <floppy disk drive>:\OEM-Disk\ws2008x64\megasr1, and press [OK]. <Windows Server 2008 32-bit (x86) Edition> Select <floppy disk drive>:\OEM-Disk\ws2008\megasr1, and press [OK]. Select [LSI Embedded MegaRAID] and press [Next]. Enter your product key, and then click [Next].

  • Page 412

    E-12 Installing Windows Server 2008 Select the edition of the Windows operating system that you purchased. Select [I have selected the edition of Windows that I purchased], and then click [Next]. You will see only possible editions that have been determined by Windows based on the key you entered in step 6.

  • Page 413

    Installing Windows Server 2008 E-13 Select the type of installation you want. [Custom (advanced)] is selected below. The screen of "Where do you want to install Windows?" is displayed. If the N8103-109/116A/117A RAID Controller is used: Remove the Backup DVD-ROM or Windows Server 2008 DVD-ROM and set EXPRESSBUILDER, and select [Load Driver].

  • Page 414

    E-14 Installing Windows Server 2008 The folder reference dialog box appears. Select a path in the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD, and then click [OK]. If the N8103-109 RAID Controller is used: – Windows Server 2008 32-bit (x86) Edition <drive letter>:\015\win\winnt\oemfd\ws2008\fd1\stexstor – Windows Server 2008 64-bit (x64) Edition <drive letter>:\015\win\winnt\oemfd\ws2008x64\fd1\stexstor...

  • Page 415

    When the following message appears, the installation starts automatically. NOTE: If the disk drive contains NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD, you will be prompted to replace a media with that for OS installation. Insert the install media according to the on-screen message.

  • Page 416

    E-16 Installing Windows Server 2008 Log on to the system. The steps vary depending on the edition you selected in step 10. If you have selected a full installation After a full installation of Windows Server 2008 is completed, the following dialog box will prompt you to set or change the password before you log on.

  • Page 417

    Installing Windows Server 2008 E-17 On the [Initial Configuration Tasks] window, enter user information. If you have selected a Server Core installation After a Server Core installation of Windows Server 2008 is completed, press Ctrl + Alt + Del.

  • Page 418

    E-18 Installing Windows Server 2008 Select [Other User]. Log on to the system as an administrator. You need not enter your password in this dialog box. Click the button. Before you log on, you will be prompted to change the password. Click [OK].

  • Page 419

    Installing Windows Server 2008 E-19 Change the password, and then click the button. NOTE: Administrator password that satisfy the next condition, are required. More than 6 characters Contains characters from three of the following categories (numbers, uppercase letters, lowercase letters, and signs) When the following message appears, click [OK].

  • Page 420: Updating The System, Procedure For License Authentication

    The setting of SNP function may affect the system performance, so refer to the attention of SNP detail in the following site before setting it. http://www.nec.com/global/prod/express/ Update the system in the situation below: CPU is expanded (expanded to single processor to multi-processor).

  • Page 421

    Installing Windows Server 2008 E-21 Application Process of "Updating the System" "Updating the System" applies the drivers necessary for NEC Express5800 Series. Log on to the system using an administrator account. Insert the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD into the optical disk drive.

  • Page 422

    E-22 Installing Windows Server 2008 Read the message, and then click [OK]. The update starts. NOTE: The following box appears during the update if you have deployed a full installation of Windows Server 2008. Wait until the update completes. When the following message appears, click [OK] to restart the system. The system has been updated.

  • Page 423: Lan Driver And Proset, Driver Installation And Advanced Settings

    Installing Windows Server 2008 E-23 DRIVER INSTALLATION AND ADVANCED SETTINGS This section describes on how to install and setup various standard drivers mounted on the device. For the information on installing and setting up the driver that is not described in this section, refer to the document attached to the driver.

  • Page 424

    E-24 Installing Windows Server 2008 For a server running a Server Core installation Note down the current settings (e.g. IP addresses) of the standard and optional adapters teamed for network redundancy before uninstalling LAN driver. Configure the settings after reinstalling the LAN driver. At a command prompt, run "dxsetup.exe"...

  • Page 425: Optional Network Board Driver (n8104-112/119/120/121/125a/126), Network Driver

    Installing Windows Server 2008 E-25 Network Driver Specify the details of network driver. Two standard network drivers that are mounted will be installed automatically, but the link speed and Duplex mode need to be specified manually. Open the [Device Manager] Double-click [(Network Adapter Name)] in the list.

  • Page 426

    E-26 Installing Windows Server 2008 Setup Team Adapter Fault Tolerance (AFT) is a feature that creates a group containing more than one adapter and automatically converts the process of the working adapter to the other adapter in the group when any trouble occurred on that adapter. Adaptive Load Balancing (ALB) is a feature that creates a group containing more than one adapter and enhances the throughput by operating packet transmission from the server by all the adapters.

  • Page 427

    Installing Windows Server 2008 E-27 Select a team mode, and then click [Next]. IMPORTANT: Following team types are supported. Adapter Fault Tolerance Adaptive Load Balancing Static Link Aggregation Switch Fault Tolerance Click [Finish]. Click [TEAM: "Team name"] from [Device manager] → [Network adapters] to modify the team.

  • Page 428

    E-28 Installing Windows Server 2008 Setting WOL Refer to the following procedure to enable WOL. Start Device Manager. Point to [Network adapters] and double click [Intel(R) 82547L Gigabit Network Connection] to open the adapter [Properties]. Click [Power Management] tab and change setting in [Wake On LAN] according to the following list.

  • Page 429: Installing Scsi Controller Driver (n8103-75/95/107), Graphics Accelerator Driver, Installing Sas Controller Driver (n8103-104a)

    Installing Windows Server 2008 E-29 Graphics Accelerator Driver If you use standard graphics accelerator drivers, update your system with NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD attached to your system. Standard graphics accelerator drivers will be installed automatically. NOTE: <Windows Server 2008> The graphics accelerator driver is supported only on a server running a full installation.

  • Page 430

    E-30 Installing Windows Server 2008 About Windows Activation Windows Server 2008 must be activated before you can use Windows Server 2008. Windows activation process is as follows. For a server running a full installation Go to the Start menu, and in the Run dialog box, type slui, and press Enter. IMPORTANT: If the following message appears, Windows has already been activated on your system.

  • Page 431

    Installing Windows Server 2008 E-31 In the following screen, click [Type a different product key]. Type the product key shown on your COA label, and click [Next].

  • Page 432

    E-32 Installing Windows Server 2008 Activate Windows. The Windows activation is complete.

  • Page 433

    Installing Windows Server 2008 E-33 For a server running a Server Core installation At the command prompt, type slmgr –dli, and press Enter. IMPORTANT: If the following message appears, Windows has already been activated on your system. Click to exit. Type slmgr –ipk <PID>, and press Enter.

  • Page 434

    E-34 Installing Windows Server 2008 At the command prompt, type slmgr –atp <CID>, and press Enter. * CID is the confirmation ID that you received from the call center. The Windows activation is complete. SETTING FOR SOLVING PROBLEMS Set for collecting memory dump using the procedure described in Chapter 5.

  • Page 435: Appendix F Installing Windows Server 2003 X64 Editions, Notice, Optional Board Supported By Nec Expressbuilder

    NOTICE Read the following notes or information before installing the Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions. Optional Board Supported by NEC EXPRESSBUILDER The NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD attached to your server supports the following optional boards; NOTE: If you want to install the other boards by using a driver floppy disk ("OEM-Disk for Mass storage device"), except ones listed below,...

  • Page 436: Updating System, Service Pack Which Expressbuilder Supports, Installing Service Pack

    F-2 Installing Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions Service Pack Which EXPRESSBUILDER Supports The NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD attached to the server supports following combination of the OS installation media and Service Pack. Windows Server 2003 R2 x64 Edition – OS installation media (with Service Pack 2) –...

  • Page 437

    Installing Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions F-3 About the System Partition Size The system partition size can be calculated from the following formula. Size necessary to install the system + Paging File Size + Dump File Size + Application Size Size necessary to install the system = 4100MB (Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions) = 4100MB (Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions with ServicePack 2)

  • Page 438: Installing Windows Server 2003 X64 Editions, Creating "windows Server 2003 X64 Edition Oem-disk For Expressbuilder"

    Before installing, create Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition OEM-Disk for EXPRESSBUILDER. NOTE: If you have already "Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition OEM-Disk for EXPRESSBUILDER" for NEC Express5800 Server which you are going to install Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions, you do not need to create it again.

  • Page 439

    If you have only NEC Express5800 Server to create Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition OEM-Disk for EXPRESSBUILDER, use this procedure. If Windows Server 2003 or Windows can be operated on NEC Express5800 Server, you can use the other procedure described later.

  • Page 440

    Prepare one Flash FDD or 3.5-inch floppy disk. Start the Operating System. Insert the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD into the optical disk drive of the server. The Menu will appear. Connect the Flash FDD or insert the floppy disk into the floppy disk drive.

  • Page 441: Windows Server 2003 X64 Editions Clean Installation

    Installing Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions F-7 Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions Clean Installation This section explains how to perform a clean installation of Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions. IMPORTANT: If you have created the OEM-Disk into the Flash FDD, connect the Flash FDD before you start the system.

  • Page 442

    F-8 Installing Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions The following message is displayed. Please insert the disk labeled manufacturer-supplied hardware support disk into Drive A: *Press ENTER when ready. Insert the Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition OEM-Disk for EXPRESSBUILDER into the floppy disk drive, and press Enter.

  • Page 443

    Installing Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions F-9 A list of mass storage devices is displayed. Select the [Adaptec Ultra320 SCSI Cards (Windows 64-bit)] and press Enter. IMPORTANT: If the following message is displayed when you use the N8103-75/107 SCSI controller, press S. The driver you provided seems to be newer than the Windows default driver.

  • Page 444

    F-10 Installing Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions When the following message is shown, press Enter to start "Welcome to Setup". IMPORTANT: If you install Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions on the hard disk larger than 2,097,152MB (2TB), you can specify only a value equal to or less than 2,097,152MB as partition size.

  • Page 445

    Installing Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions F-11 Procedure for License Authentication Product Key used in the procedure for license authentication should be matched with the COA label in which the product key contained in Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions is written. NOTES: Execute the activation within 30 days.

  • Page 446: Updating The System - Applying Service Pack -

    F-12 Installing Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions Updating the System - Applying Service Pack Update the system in the situation below: CPU is expanded (expanded to single processor to multi-processor). Modified system configuration. Recovered the system using recovery process. The system update brings the correction program provided by Microsoft to be applied to reinforce the system security.

  • Page 447

    Log on to the system by the account with administrator authority to the server (such as administrator). Insert the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD into the optical disk drive of the server. Click Start menu and [Run], and then execute the following command.

  • Page 448

    F-14 Installing Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions When the following message is displayed, make sure to click [Finish] to restart the system. With that, application process of the Hotfix (KB921411) is finished.

  • Page 449

    Installing Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions F-15 Application Process of "Updating the System" "Updating the System" applies the drivers necessary for NEC Express5800 Series. Follow this process after Hotfix for Windows x64 (KB921411) or Hotfix for Windows Server 2003 (KB921411) had been applied.

  • Page 450

    F-16 Installing Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions When the following message appears, "Updating the System" was finished. When you apply Service Pack: Click [Yes], and then go to Step 6. When you don't apply Service Pack: Click [No], and then go to Step 8. When the following message appears, click [Yes].

  • Page 451

    Installing Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions F-17 When the following message appears, click [Yes] to restart the system. The system has been updated.

  • Page 452

    F-18 Installing Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions Recovery Process If "Updating the System" is executed before the application of the "Hotfix for Windows x64 (KB921411)", "!" may be displayed on the USB root hub. If "!" is displayed on the USB root hub, perform application of the "Hotfix for Windows x64 (KB921411)"...

  • Page 453

    Installing Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions F-19 DRIVER INSTALLATION AND ADVANCED SETTINGS This section describes on how to install and setup various standard drivers mounted on the device. For the information on installing and setting up the driver that is not described in this section, refer to the document attached to the driver.

  • Page 454

    The [Intel(R) PROSet - InstallShield Wizard] dialog starts. Click [Next]. Choose "I accept the terms in the license agreement" and click [Next]. Click [Next]. Click [Install]. When [InstallShield Wizard Completed] window is displayed, click[Finished]. Remove the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD from the optical disk drive, restart the system.

  • Page 455

    Installing Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions F-21 Network Driver Specify the details of network driver. One standard network driver that is mounted will be installed automatically, but the link speed and Duplex mode need to be specified manually. IP addresses is not be able to set when the "Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)" check box OFF. This phenomenon will occur with the certain condition.

  • Page 456

    Therefore, the driver attached to the Network board should not be used. If you want to use optional Network Board (N8104-111/112/119/120/121/125A/126/123A), install the driver stored in NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD. In case of using (N8104-111) "\015\win\winnt\w2k3amd\r148\pro100\winx64\ndis5x"...

  • Page 457

    Installing Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions F-23 Setup Team Adapter Fault Tolerance (AFT) is a feature that creates a group containing more than one adapter and automatically converts the process of the working adapter to the other adapter in the group when any trouble occurred on that adapter.

  • Page 458

    F-24 Installing Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions Select a team mode, and then click [Next]. IMPORTANT: Following team types are supported. Adapter Fault Tolerance Adaptive Load Balancing Static Link Aggregation Switch Fault Tolerance Click [Finish]. Click [TEAM: "Team name"] from [Device manager] → [Network adapters] to modify the team.

  • Page 459

    Installing Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions F-25 Setting WOL Refer to the following procedure to enable WOL. When PROSet is not installed Start Device Manager. Point to [Network adapters] and double click [Intel(R) 82547L Gigabit Network Connection] to open the adapter [Properties]. Click [Power Management] tab and change setting in [Wake On LAN] according to the following list.

  • Page 460

    F-26 Installing Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions When PROSet is installed Start Device Manager. Point to [Network adapters] and double click [Intel(R) 82547L Gigabit Network Connection] to open the adapter [Properties]. Click [Power Management] tab and change setting in [Wake On LAN] according to the following list.

  • Page 461: Installing Scsi Controller Driver (n8103-95), Graphics Accelerator Driver, Installing Scsi Controller Driver (n8103-75/107)

    Remove the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD from the optical disk drive, restart the system. Installing SCSI Controller Driver (N8103-75/107) If you use the SCSI Controller N8103-75/107, update your system with NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD attached to your system. The SCSI Controller driver will be installed automatically.

  • Page 462

    F-28 Installing Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions About Windows Activation Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions must be activated before you can use Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions. Windows activation process is as follows. NOTE: When you use Windows Server 2003 R2 x64 Editions BackUp CD-ROM, activation process is not needed.

  • Page 463

    Installing Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions F-29 The following screen is displayed. Process "Windows activation" according to the following message. SETTING FOR SOLVING PROBLEMS Set for collecting memory dump using the procedure described in Chapter 5.

  • Page 464

    F-30 Installing Windows Server 2003 x64 Editions (This page is intentionally left blank.)

  • Page 465: Appendix G Installing Windows Server 2003, Before Installing Windows Server 2003

    BEFORE INSTALLING WINDOWS SERVER 2003 Read the following notes or information before installing the Windows Server 2003. Optional Board Supported by NEC EXPRESSBUILDER The NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD attached to your server supports the following optional boards; NOTE: If you want to install the other boards by using a driver floppy disk ("OEM-Disk for Mass storage device"), except ones listed below,...

  • Page 466: Application Of Service Pack, Service Pack Which Expressbuilder Supports, Updating System

    When installing Windows Server 2003 R2, it is not necessary to apply Service Pack 1. Updating System If you modified the Windows system, execute "Update Express5800 system" in the Autorun Menu. Re-installing to the Hard Disk which has been upgraded to Dynamic...

  • Page 467

    Installing Windows Server 2003 G-3 About the System Partition Size The size for the partition that the system is to be installed can be calculated from the following formula. Size necessary to install the system + Paging File Size + Dump File Size + Application Size Size necessary to install the system = 3500MB (Windows Server 2003 R2) = 3500MB (Windows Server 2003 R2 with Service...

  • Page 468

    G-4 Installing Windows Server 2003 Dividing into the partition of the recommended size into multiple disks as written below will solve problem that it cannot be reserved in one disk. Set the "Size required for installation + Paging file size". See Chapter 5 and set that debugging information (equivalent to the dump file size) is to be written to a separate disk.

  • Page 469: Creating "windows Server 2003 Oem-disk For Expressbuilder", Installing Windows Server 2003

    If you have only NEC Express5800 Server to create Windows Server 2003 OEM-Disk for EXPRESSBUILDER, use this procedure. If Windows Server 2003 or Windows can be operated on NEC Express5800 Server, you can use the other procedure described later. Follow the steps below.

  • Page 470

    Prepare one Flash FDD or 3.5-inch floppy disk. Start the Operating System. Insert the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD into the optical disk drive of the server. The Menu will appear. Connect the Flash FDD or insert a floppy disk into the floppy disk drive.

  • Page 471: Windows Server 2003 Clean Installation

    Installing Windows Server 2003 G-7 Windows Server 2003 Clean Installation This section explains how to perform a clean installation of Windows Server 2003. IMPORTANT: If you have created the OEM-Disk into the Flash FDD, connect the Flash FDD before you start the system. Turn on the system power.

  • Page 472

    G-8 Installing Windows Server 2003 The following message is displayed. Please insert the disk labeled manufacturer-supplied hardware support disk into Drive A: *Press ENTER when ready. Insert the Windows Server 2003 OEM-Disk for EXPRESSBUILDER into the floppy disk drive, and press Enter. A list of mass storage devices is displayed.

  • Page 473

    Installing Windows Server 2003 G-9 A list of mass storage devices is displayed. Select the [Adaptec Ultra320 SCSI Cards (Windows 32-bit)] and press Enter. IMPORTANT: If the following message is displayed when you use the N8103-75/107 SCSI controller, press S. The driver you provided seems to be newer than the Windows default driver.

  • Page 474

    G-10 Installing Windows Server 2003 A list of mass storage devices is displayed. Select the [Adaptec Ultra160 SCSI Cards (Win Server 2003)] and press Enter. IMPORTANT: If the following message is displayed when you use the N8103-95 SCSI controller, press S. The driver you provided seems to be newer than the Windows default driver.

  • Page 475

    Installing Windows Server 2003 G-11 When the following message is shown, press Enter to start "Welcome to Setup". IMPORTANT: If you install Windows Server 2003 on the hard disk larger than 2,097,152MB(2TB), you can specify only a value equal to or less than 2,097,152MB as partition size.

  • Page 476

    Application Process of the Hotfix (KB921411) Apply the "Hotfix (KB921411)" before execute "Updating the System". Log on to the system by the account with administrator authority to the server (such as administrator). Insert the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD into the optical disk drive of the server.

  • Page 477

    Installing Windows Server 2003 G-13 Click Start menu and [Run], and then execute the following command. <When the English version of Windows Server 2003 R2 is used> \015\win\winnt\dotnet\qfe\enu\kb921411.exe <When the Simplified Chinese version of Windows Server 2003 R2 is used> \015\win\winnt\dotnet\qfe\chs\kb921411.exe <When the Traditional Chinese version of Windows Server 2003 R2 is used>...

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    With that, application process of the Hotfix (KB921411) is finished. Application Process of "Updating the System" "Updating the System" applies the drivers necessary for NEC Express5800 Series. Follow this process after Hotfix for Windows Server 2003 (KB921411) had been applied.

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    Installing Windows Server 2003 G-15 NOTE: The following box appears during the update if you have deployed a full installation of Windows Server 2003. Wait until the update completes. When the following message appears, "Updating the System" was finished. When you apply Service Pack: Click [Yes], and then go to Step 6. When you don't apply Service Pack: Click [No], and then go to Step 8.

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    G-16 Installing Windows Server 2003 When the following message appears, click [Yes]. When the following message appears, select a Service Pack and click [Open] and then, according to a message, apply it. When the following message appears, click [Yes] to restart the system. The system has been updated.

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    Installing Windows Server 2003 G-17 Recovery Process If "Updating the System" is executed before the application of the "Hotfix for Windows Server 2003 (KB921411)", "!" may be displayed on the USB root hub. If "!" is displayed on the USB root hub, perform application of the "Hotfix for Windows Server 2003 (KB921411)"...

  • Page 482

    Click [Next]. Choose "I accept the terms in the license agreement" and click [Next]. Click [Next]. Click [Install]. When [InstallShield Wizard Completed] window is displayed, click [Finished]. Remove the NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD from the optical disk drive, restart the system.

  • Page 483

    Installing Windows Server 2003 G-19 Network Driver Specify the details of network driver. One standard network driver that is mounted will be installed automatically, but the link speed and Duplex mode need to be specified manually. When PROSet is not installed Open the [Device Manager].

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    G-20 Installing Windows Server 2003 Setup Team See Chapter 5, "Setup Team" for re-setting the Team. Setting WOL Refer to the following procedure to enable WOL. When PROSet is not installed Start Device Manager. Point to [Network adapters] and double click [Intel(R) 82547L Gigabit Network Connection] to open the adapter [Properties].

  • Page 485

    Installing Windows Server 2003 G-21 When PROSet is installed Start Device Manager. Point to [Network adapters] and double click [Intel(R) 82547L Gigabit Network Connection] to open the adapter [Properties]. Click [Power Management] tab and change setting in [Wake On LAN] according to the following list.

  • Page 486: Installing Sas Controller Driver (n8103-104a), Graphics Accelerator Driver, Installing Scsi Controller Driver (n8103-75/95/107)

    EXPRESSBUILDER DVD attached to your system. The SCSI Controller driver will be installed automatically. Installing SAS Controller Driver (N8103-104A) If you use the SAS Controller N8103-104A, update your system with NEC EXPRESSBUILDER DVD attached to your system. The SAS Controller driver will be installed automatically.

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    Installing Windows Server 2003 G-23 About Windows Activation Windows Server 2003 must be activated before you can use Windows Server 2003. Windows activation process is as follows. NOTE: When you use Windows Server 2003 R2 Backup CD-ROM, activation process is not needed. Click [Run] on [Start] menu.

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    G-24 Installing Windows Server 2003 The following screen is displayed. Process "Windows activation" according to the following message. SETTING FOR SOLVING PROBLEMS Set for collecting memory dump using the procedure described in Chapter 5.

  • Page 489: Appendix H Using A Client Computer Which Has A Cd Drive

    Using a Client Computer Which Has a CD Drive The NEC EXPRESSBUILDER disk is DVD so that a client computer which you want to use for managing the server needs a DVD drive. If you want to install the management software of EXPRESSBUILDER to the client without the DVD drive, make a CD-R from EXPRESSBUILDER DVD according to the following steps.

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    H-2 Using a Client Computer Which Has a CD Drive (This page is intentionally left blank.)

  • Page 491: Appendix I Product Configuration Record Table, Hardware

    Appendix I Product Configuration Record Table Use this table for information about setup and system environment change. Hardware Main Unit Model name Serial No. Date Installed Clock Serial No. Date Installed Memory Size Serial No. Date Installed Size Serial No. Date Installed Size Serial No.

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    I-2 Product Configuration Record Table 5.25-inch Device Slot 1 Size Capacity Serial No. (factory-installe Model name Type number Date Installed d optical disk drive) Slot 2 Size Capacity Serial No. Model name Type number Date Installed PCI Slot #1 Model name Serial No.

  • Page 493: Software

    Product Configuration Record Table I-3 Software Firmware version Name: Version: Application of RUR media Apply Name: Version: File system HPFS NTFS Others ( Bundled software installed Licensed software installed Application running when a failure occurred Remarks...

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    I-4 Product Configuration Record Table (This page is intentionally left blank.)

This manual also for:

Exp260a, Expressgt110b, Express5800/gt110b

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